nondocumentary

adjective
non·​doc·​u·​men·​ta·​ry | \ ˌnän-ˌdä-kyə-ˈmen-tə-rē How to pronounce nondocumentary (audio) , -ˈmen-trē \

Definition of nondocumentary

1 : not being a documentary the director's first nondocumentary film
2 : not being, consisting of, or contained in documents nondocumentary evidence

Other Words from nondocumentary

nondocumentary noun, plural nondocumentaries
In 1947, for example, just six feature films—full length, nondocumentaries—were released in the U.S.S.R. … — Dwight Macdonald

Examples of nondocumentary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The seventh nondocumentary feature by Wright made its way to theaters on October 29, after having been delayed twice by distributor Focus Features over pandemic concerns. Chris Lee, Vulture, 2 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of nondocumentary

1907, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Nondocumentary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondocumentary. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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