–orama

noun combining form \ə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\
variants: less commonly

–arama

\ə-ˈra-mə, -ˈrä-\ ot

–rama

\ˈra-mə, ˈrä-\

Definition of –orama

  1. informal —used chiefly in nonce words to denote an event, production, situation, etc., that amounts to or is suggestive of a prolonged or extravagant display or exhibition of a specified kind … this World War II-era suspense romance … makes a great guilty pleasure on video: It's such a goofy schmaltzorama that it gives you a retro high. — Entertainment Weekly The wearing of your festival pass around your neck is pure geekarama. — Simon Chilvers

Origin and Etymology of –orama

extracted from panorama, diorama, or cyclorama


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