B picture

noun

Examples of B picture in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nevertheless, old movies did creep onto TV through the 1950s, beginning with B pictures on local stations and gradually progressing to A pictures in network prime time. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 2023 Right now, everything was riding on Dumbo, the studio’s B picture. Jake S. Friedman, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of B picture was circa 1937

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“B picture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/B%20picture. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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