docudrama


docu·dra·ma

noun \ˈdä-kyə-ˌdrä-mə, -ˌdra-, -kyü-\

: a movie that is usually made for television and that tells a story about real events that have happened recently

Full Definition of DOCUDRAMA

:  a drama (as for television) dealing freely with historical events especially of a recent and controversial nature

Examples of DOCUDRAMA

  1. They are making a docudrama about the controversial court case.

Origin of DOCUDRAMA

documentary + drama
First Known Use: circa 1961

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