Sardoodledom

noun Sar·doo·dle·dom \särˈdüdəldəm\

Definition of Sardoodledom

plural

-s

  1. :  mechanically contrived plot structure and stereotyped or unrealistic characterization in drama :  staginess melodrama the authors of the world's great plays are not mere tricksters in Sardoodledom — John Mason Brown

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Origin and Etymology of sardoodledom

sardoodle- (blend of Victorien Sardou †1908 French playwright criticized by G. B. Shaw †1950 English playwright for the supposed staginess of his plays and English 1doodle) + -dom


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