Definition of playlet
: a short play
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The playlets are reminiscent of those empty-calorie short stories from The New Yorker.
For the rest of the country, the only way to watch was from afar: on TV — there was no end of channels carrying it live — on a smartphone or computer screen, or unfolding as a playlet, 140 characters at a time, on Twitter.
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