filmdom

noun
film·​dom | \ˈfilm-dəm \

Definition of filmdom 

: the motion-picture industry

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Examples of filmdom in a Sentence

that will go down in the annals of filmdom as the worst movie ever

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For many of those invited to join filmdom’s most prestigious organization this year, the news was received as both a profound honor and a welcome sign of the changing times. Josh Rottenberg, latimes.com, "Motion picture academy’s record-breaking 928 new members a sign of the changing times," 26 June 2018 But just know that the loud and long sequence gradually becomes yet another of superhero filmdom’s senseless tempests, logic invented—or forgotten—as necessary. Richard Lawson, VanityFair.com, "In Vol. 2, the Guardians of the Galaxy Are Still Singing a Delightfully Different Tune," 25 Apr. 2017 But just know that the loud and long sequence gradually becomes yet another of superhero filmdom’s senseless tempests, logic invented—or forgotten—as necessary. Vanityfair.com, VanityFair.com, "In Vol. 2, the Guardians of the Galaxy Are Still Singing a Delightfully Different Tune," 25 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of filmdom

1912, in the meaning defined above

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