livestream

verb
live·​stream | \ ˈlīv-ˌstrēm How to pronounce livestream (audio) \
livestreamed; livestreaming; livestreams

Definition of livestream

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to stream (a live event) over the Internet The public broadcaster decided not to livestream the speech by the founder of a separatist group the government is seeking to ban …— Paul Yeung

livestream

noun
plural livestreams

Definition of livestream (Entry 2 of 2)

: a broadcast of a live event streamed over the Internet … I fired up the ol' computer and dialed up the livestream that promised to let me watch Paxton say something, anything, about ethics.— Ken Herman

First Known Use of livestream

Verb

1998, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Livestream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/livestream. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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