pho·​to-es·​say ˈfō-tō-ˌe-ˌsā How to pronounce photo-essay (audio)
: a group of photographs (as in a book or magazine) arranged to explore a theme or tell a story

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photo-essay was in 1944

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“Photo-essay.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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