Definition of plotline
: a connected series of occurrences that form the plot or part of the plot in a story or drama
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Gateway II is an interesting point-and-click puzzle adventure with a nice interface and an eerie plotline involving death and bullying mothers.
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First Known Use of plotline
PLOTLINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plotline for English Language Learners
: the things that happen in a book, movie, etc.
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