docusoap

noun
doc·​u·​soap | \ ˈdä-kyə-ˌsōp How to pronounce docusoap (audio) \

Definition of docusoap

: a TV series in which the real-life activities of a group of people are presented in soap-opera style

Examples of docusoap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Young folks look for fun and romance in this new docusoap. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 10 July 2022 Out Friday May 22, the follow-up season to the Netflix docusoap picks up right where season one left off. Morgan Baila, refinery29.com, 22 May 2020 What’s unfortunate is that this novel stuff comes wrapped in the shiny, same-y packaging of a standard docusoap. Judy Berman, Time, 14 July 2021 No sentence is more necessary for someone who has allowed prying eyes into their life via a Netflix docusoap. Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, 24 Jan. 2021 Life at Gallaudet University is full of highs, lows, and hookups in the first trailer for Netflix's new docusoap Deaf U. Rosy Cordero, EW.com, 23 Sep. 2020 Yes, luxury homes being sold for upwards of $80 million are quite attention-grabbing, but Christine Quinn is single-handedly carrying the docusoap on her designer-clad back. Morgan Baila, refinery29.com, 22 May 2020 All episodes of the Netflix docusoap's third season are set to hit the streaming platform at the end of the summer. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 25 May 2020 Yes, luxury homes being sold for upwards of $80 million are quite attention-grabbing, but Christine Quinn is single-handedly carrying the docusoap on her designer-clad back. Morgan Baila, refinery29.com, 22 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of docusoap

1991, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for docusoap

documentary + soap entry 1

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Last Updated

17 Jul 2022

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“Docusoap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/docusoap. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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