home video


Definition of home video

1 : prerecorded videocassettes or videodiscs marketed for home viewing
2 : a homemade movie usually filmed with a camcorder

Examples of home video in a Sentence

the latest releases in home video We watched a home video of their wedding.
Recent Examples on the Web In 2013, Teigen tweeted about Abraham following the release of a pornographic home video the former teen mom had sold for nearly $1 million, according to Us Magazine. NBC News, 15 June 2021 The sweet home video, of Meghan, Harry, Archie, and Guy on a trip to the beach, played as Harry spoke about the joys of their new life in California. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, 2 Apr. 2021 Christopher Nolan’s Tenet has finally been released on home video, which means the film’s mind-bending time travel story can now be enjoyed in the safety of your residence. Geek's Guide To The Galaxy, WIRED, 4 Jan. 2021 The Davies-Carr family didn’t understand at first why their home video became so beloved, the boy’s father told ABC in 2012. Washington Post, 24 May 2021 At the time of launch, Sony and Nintendo were the only players in home video game console town with its PlayStation and GameCube, respectively. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, 21 May 2021 In addition, Disney will license Sony movies that are released theatrically beginning next year through 2026 — after those films finish their runs in theaters, on home video and during their initial pay-TV window. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2021 In March, Li posted a home video of themselves on their Instagram during Neurodiversity Week, with a caption that said they were diagnosed with ADHD at age 24. Quinci Legardye, Marie Claire, 23 Apr. 2021 The planned 13-minute short grew into an 81-minute feature after Bradley's subject, Sibil Fox Richardson (also known as Fox Rich), gifted her with a 100-hour trove of home video footage at the end of shooting. Tyler Aquilina, EW.com, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of home video

1980, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of home video was in 1980

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13 Jul 2021

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“Home video.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20video. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of home video

US : movies that are sold on videotapes or DVDs and are meant to be watched on television at home
: a home movie that is recorded with a video camera

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