photoplay

noun
pho·​to·​play | \ ˈfō-tō-ˌplā How to pronounce photoplay (audio) \

Definition of photoplay

Examples of photoplay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dennis Wolkowicz is a photoplay organist who performs under the stage name Jay Warren. Annie Alleman, chicagotribune.com, 27 Dec. 2021 Thus, if a stage play requires three hours, in the photoplay it is pictorially told in one hour, and just as effectively. Scientific American, 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of photoplay

1909, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

12 Jan 2022

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“Photoplay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoplay. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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