camcorder

noun
cam·​cord·​er | \ ˈkam-ˌkȯr-dər How to pronounce camcorder (audio) \

Definition of camcorder

: a small portable combined camera and video recording device

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Ailes, enjoying the perks of high-stakes yellow journalism, captures images of Luhn with a camcorder in one hand and paws at her garter belt and distressed face with the other. Troy Patterson, The New Yorker, "“The Loudest Voice” Eviscerates Roger Ailes and Fox News," 30 June 2019 The Apple Newton and the Polaroid Polavision died, after all, so that the iPad and camcorder might live. Aric Jenkins, Fortune, "The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real," 20 June 2019 The camcorder was originally something like an audio log, delivering clues about the story. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "The new Blair Witch game will let you pet its dog," 17 June 2019 After the sequence appears to end and fade to black, the visuals cut back to Kris, still clutching her camcorder. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kris Jenner is Regina George's Mom in Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" Music Video," 30 Nov. 2018 Jenner is perfect for the role, rocking a pink tracksuit with a camcorder in hand, dancing in the audience. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kris Jenner is Regina George's Mom in Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" Music Video," 30 Nov. 2018 Game capture and streaming hardware company Elgato announced a new gadget today that can turn any existing DSLR camera, action cam, or standard video camcorder into a 4K webcam. Nick Statt, The Verge, "Elgato’s newest Cam Link will let live streamers turn a DSLR or GoPro into a 4K webcam," 27 Nov. 2018 Graphics were choppy with high-definition video, meaning this system won't be great for editing or playing back video from your HD camcorder. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "Asus Zenbook UX31 Ultrabook Laptop," 17 Aug. 2012 A few years later, in 2002, a group of Kosovar and Serbian party-goers, armed with camcorders and turntables and dressed in halter tops and cargo pants boarded The Road of Peace Train. Sarah Souli, Condé Nast Traveler, "Kosovo Is an All-Night Party—And Shows No Signs of Slowing Down," 26 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of camcorder

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for camcorder

camera + recorder

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camcorder

noun

English Language Learners Definition of camcorder

: a small video camera for personal use

camcorder

noun
cam·​cord·​er | \ ˈkam-ˌkȯr-dər How to pronounce camcorder (audio) \

Kids Definition of camcorder

: a small video camera

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