fea·​tur·​ette | \ ˈfē-chər-ˌet How to pronounce featurette (audio) , ˌfē-chər-ˈet \

Definition of featurette

: a short film especially : a short documentary film about the making of a full-length movie

Examples of featurette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to the stand-up set, Netflix will also include a bonus featurette with footage from a Netflix is a Joke memorial event for Macdonald, which took place this May. Wilson Chapman, Variety, 12 May 2022 On April 18, Paramount released a behind-the-scenes featurette detailing the training program the actors went through to prepare for filming. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Apr. 2022 In the same featurette, Batman producer Peter Guber noted that Nicholson’s involvement legitimized the picture within the industry. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Apr. 2022 Seen below, Marvel’s Enter the Multiverse featurette includes plenty of footage from the movie. Chris Smith, BGR, 13 Apr. 2022 Universal dropped a 155-second featurette for Jurassic World Dominion this morning, along with a new poster that highlights the Jurassic World characters intermingling with the original Jurassic Park trio. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 Marvel released a new featurette for on Thursday ahead of the show’s Disney Plus debut later this month. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 10 Mar. 2022 In that featurette, the names of Star Wars and Avatar are invoked, as works inspired by Burroughs’ stories. Richard Newby, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Mar. 2022 On Instagram Tuesday, the 45-year-old Full House alum shared a featurette for her upcoming Hallmark Movies & Mysteries project, Aurora Teagarden: Haunted By Murder. Dory Jackson, PEOPLE.com, 16 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of featurette

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Featurette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featurette. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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