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 Cornell’s son Christopher with wife Vicky also appears in the home video. Anna Chan, Billboard, 20 July 2022 The Magnavox Odyssey was the world’s first home video game console. PCMAG, 27 June 2022 To further his case, Sanchez presented a home video from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland that was filmed around 2006. Keith Langston, EW.com, 6 July 2022 Genre films have always been intrinsically tied to new distribution models, from home video to DVD to VR now and digital channels. Ben Croll, Variety, 23 June 2022 The two-and-a-half minute clip packs it in, with backstage vision of today’s arena-filling star, juxtaposed with home video from his pre-fame days, trips down memory lane, family troubles, fans, making music, love and haters. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 16 June 2022 But in film history, there have been a lot of crises for the cinema — the invention of TV and home video, obviously. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 May 2022 As home video took a chunk out of theater profits in the mid-’80s, the struggling venue pivoted to live theater. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 27 Apr. 2022 The shakey home video-esque filming style of the accompanying video brings out the song’s continuation of childhood themes that Dacus began sharing on Home Video. Izzy Colón, SPIN, 2 Feb. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

25 Jul 2022

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“Home video.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20video. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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