cinematic

adjective cin·e·mat·ic \ ˌsi-nə-ˈma-tik \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of cinematic

1 : of, relating to, suggestive of, or suitable for motion pictures or the filming of motion pictures
  • cinematic principles and techniques
  • cinematic special effects
2 : filmed and presented as a motion picture
  • cinematic fantasies
  • a cinematic adaptation of a novel

cinematically

play \-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of cinematic in a Sentence

  1. a director who has produced some great cinematic moments

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Origin and Etymology of cinematic

see cinema

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CINEMATIC Defined for English Language Learners

cinematic

adjective

Definition of cinematic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to movies



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