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.

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In honor of North West's fourth birthday today, Kim Kardashian shared an adorable compilation of home videos with her daughter on her website. Cara Zimmerman, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kim Kardashian Shares an Adorable Home Video For North West's Birthday," 15 June 2017 The films, which range from footage of the Bikini Atoll nuclear testing to quaint home videos, have become an obsession of Nazi leaders and the American resistance movement alike in the show’s primary world. Samantha Nelson, The Verge, "Season 3 of The Man in the High Castle doubles down on science fiction — and stumbles," 27 Sep. 2018 Now Jesus Christ Superstar himself, John Legend, has emerged with his own home video. Fox News, "What role has Rosenstein played in decision to declassify?," 21 Sep. 2018 Some of its most experimental projects have been shunted over to a new division, the Facebook Reality Labs, and its hardware segment has been rebranded as Portal following the launch of Facebook’s home video-chat device. Casey Newton, The Verge, "22 predictions for social media in 2019," 15 Dec. 2018 Overall, the Memory Mic seems like a good idea for anyone who’s looking to improve the quality of their home videos through better audio. Dami Lee, The Verge, "Sennheiser wants you to slap a giant wireless mic on your kids to record precious moments," 1 Aug. 2018 The performance includes a backdrop of home videos from her childhood. Maria Carter, Country Living, "See What Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's Daughter Looks Like Today," 17 Nov. 2016 Kino Lorber is planning a 2019 theatrical release, followed by VOD and home video releases. Gregg Kilday, The Hollywood Reporter, "Cannes: Jean-Luc Godard's 'The Image Book' Goes to Kino Lorber for North America," 14 May 2018 But there have been good-to-excellent films released in the first six months of 2018, and many of them have already made the jump to home video and streaming platforms. Ty Burr, BostonGlobe.com, "From ‘Black Panther’ to ‘Lean on Pete,’ the best movies of 2018 . . . so far," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of home video

1980, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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