companion piece

noun

Definition of companion piece

: a work (as of literature) that is associated with and complements another

Examples of companion piece in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a companion piece, Tofel and top editor Stephen Engelberg made a stunning revelation: ProPublica does not know whom sent the documents or why they were sent. Washington Post, 9 June 2021 That's why the best films based on books often feel more like a companion piece than a true retelling of a best-selling paperback. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, 19 May 2021 Her new album, out April 2, can also be played as a companion piece to the doc, and covers similar emotional territory, both metaphorically and sometimes literally. Shana Naomi Krochmal, EW.com, 25 Mar. 2021 The American Families Plan is the companion piece to a $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs package, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, that Biden proposed earlier this month. Michael Collins, USA TODAY, 28 Apr. 2021 And Natasha Ridley, a Black, contemporary ballet dancer, is featured in a companion piece that pays tribute to the southeastern San Diego community. San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Apr. 2021 And Lovato co-directed the video along with the docuseries director Michael D. Ratner, coming up with the idea to recreate that night as the ultimate catharsis and as a companion piece of art to the documentary. Sydney Bucksbaum, EW.com, 31 Mar. 2021 Less than six months later, on December 18, Swift’s new album Evermore, a companion piece to Folklore, also started its time on the tally at No. 1. Hugh Mcintyre, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2021 The title story and a companion piece involve a bride and groom who encounter travel problems en route to their wedding day. Jim Kiest, San Antonio Express-News, 7 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of companion piece

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Companion piece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/companion%20piece. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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