mov·​ie·​dom ˈmü-vē-dəm How to pronounce moviedom (audio)

Examples of moviedom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within moviedom, Rudin has an extensive track record of both critical and commercial hits, but in recent years, he’s pivoted to art-house films. Chris Lee, Vulture, 16 Apr. 2021 But the past 12 months have provided all the benchmarks people have come to expect from any single year of moviedom: massive blockbusters (hello, Maverick), surprising flops (sorry, Lightyear), unexpected hits (Sonic the Hedgehog 2?!), and a parade of superheroes. Jennifer M. Wood, WIRED, 24 Dec. 2022 Potential 2022 emcees such as Holland and the Rock could prove a potent draw for the kinds of younger viewers the Oscars have been bleeding for the last few years and on whom the future of so much moviedom depends. Vulture, 21 Jan. 2022 Outside the Beverly Hills Hotel, which houses the Polo Lounge, change is washing through moviedom with terrifying speed. Brooks Barnes, New York Times, 4 Jan. 2022 The retro ride is arguably the most legendary 928 in the history of moviedom. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 21 July 2021 Others in Hollywood, especially those on the upper end of moviedom’s caste system, are still working, albeit remotely. Nicole Sperling,, 19 Apr. 2020 What’s at stake is the professional environment that can allow moviedom to tell authentic stories about people who are not just blond, blue-eyed and late for their appointment with their feng shui consultant., 22 June 2019 Her scenes with Kidman can be deliciously uncomfortable as two of moviedom’s most sublime actors demonstrate the great white ritual dance around feelings. Hank Stuever, Twin Cities, 6 June 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moviedom was in 1915

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“Moviedom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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