docudrama

noun docu·dra·ma \ ˈdä-kyə-ˌdrä-mə , -ˌdra- , -kyü- \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of docudrama

: a drama (as for television) dealing freely with historical events especially of a recent and controversial nature

Examples of docudrama in a Sentence

  1. They are making a docudrama about the controversial court case.

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Origin and Etymology of docudrama

documentary + drama


DOCUDRAMA Defined for English Language Learners

docudrama

noun

Definition of docudrama for English Language Learners

  • : a movie that is usually made for television and that tells a story about real events that have happened recently


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