multicharacter

adjective

mul·​ti·​char·​ac·​ter ˌməl-tē-ˈker-ik-tər How to pronounce multicharacter (audio)
-ˌtī-,
-ˈka-rik-
: having, consisting of, or involving more than one character
What's most novel about the series is its globe-hopping scope and multicharacter structure, which are reminiscent of what TV looked like in the years after Lost became a hit.Noel Murray

Examples of multicharacter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Romance-comic artists often drew close-ups because they could be rendered more quickly, compared with wide landscapes and multicharacter interiors. Michael Cavna, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2021 The multicharacter plot and satirical perspective on 20th-century American history — the past personally felt in the present — was a serendipitous complement to Robert Altman’s film epic Nashville and the prismatic confession-celebration of Broadway’s A Chorus Line. Armond White, National Review, 12 Nov. 2021 Movement is key — Emma Jaster is the production’s movement expert — as Strathairn dives, wriggles, stalks and recoils to evoke multicharacter stealth and violence. Washington Post, 11 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multicharacter was in 1886

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“Multicharacter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicharacter. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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