close-up

noun
\ˈklōs-ˌəp \

Definition of close-up 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a photograph or movie shot taken at close range

2 : an intimate view or examination of something

\ˌklōs-ˈəp \

Definition of close-up (Entry 2 of 2)

: at close range

Synonyms & Antonyms for close-up

Synonyms: Adverb or adjective

close, immediate, near, nearby, neighboring, next-door, nigh, proximate

Antonyms: Adverb or adjective

away, deep, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote

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First Known Use of close-up

Noun

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb or adjective

1926, in the meaning defined above

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close-up

noun

English Language Learners Definition of close-up

: a photograph or movie picture taken very close to an object or person

close-up

noun
\ˈklōs-ˌəp\

Kids Definition of close-up

: a photograph taken at close range

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