semidocumentary


semi·doc·u·men·ta·ry

noun \-ˌdä-kyə-ˈmen-tə-rē, -ˈmen-trē\

Definition of SEMIDOCUMENTARY

:  a motion picture that uses many details taken from actual events or situations in presenting a fictional story
semidocumentary adjective

First Known Use of SEMIDOCUMENTARY

1939

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