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 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, "Selling Sunset’s Christine Quinn Is Just Here To Make The Show Not “F*cking Boring”," 22 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, "Selling Sunset’s Christine Quinn Is Just Here To Make The Show Not “F*cking Boring”," 22 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, "Selling Sunset’s Christine Quinn Is Just Here To Make The Show Not “F*cking Boring”," 21 May 2020 Make sure to catch up on the docusoap's spicy first season before its second installment drops on May 22. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, "Your Favorite Real Estate Reality Show Has A New Very Blonde, Very Bitchy Trailer," 15 May 2020 Aspirational docusoaps generated new tiers of grasping celebrity, and some onscreen personalities built empires out of the audience’s ironic detachment. Darren Franich, EW.com, "Look back at the best reality TV of the decade on EW's Best of Shows podcast," 18 Nov. 2019 Netflix's first-ever docusoap's first season is eight episodes, and executive producer Adam DiVello also helmed The Hills and Laguna Beach. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Will 'Selling Sunset' Have a Season 2?," 1 Apr. 2019 Getty Images The cornerstone of the first episode of Netflix's debut docusoap Selling Sunset? Jenny Hollander, Marie Claire, "That 'Selling Sunset' $40 Million House Is Still Up for Sale," 1 Apr. 2019

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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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4 Jul 2020

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“Docusoap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/docusoap. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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