Examples of portrayal in a Sentence
his novel presents a moving portrayal of a woman searching for personal fulfillment and happiness
Recent Examples of portrayal from the Web
The portrayal of addicts as pathological shapes everything from our drug policy to our coke rap.
Ettel can be seen ducking and dodging the camera, true to Strong’s portrayal in the parody.
The portrayal of these as stories of love strikes me as mislabeled.
The portrayals of her as a lackey of big business bugged Breed, who first won a supervisor's seat in 2012.
These young people had never accepted the official portrayal of the United States as the Great Satan; many dreamed of being able to study or work there.
Denizens of the tech landscape are realizing there’s a depressing amount of truth in their embarrassing portrayal on Silicon Valley as soulless, vapid, greedy, socially awkward opportunists.
Disney Channel fans will remember Brown’s portrayal as Eddie Thomas in That’s So Raven, which originally ran from 2003 to 2007, as well as his work as Sticky Webb in the network’s animated show The Proud Family.
Other Twitter users were pretty fed up with how people consistently mess up the portrayal of Beyoncé as a wax figure as well as in other media representations.
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PORTRAYAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of portrayal for English Language Learners
: the act of showing or describing someone or something especially in a painting, book, etc.
: the way in which an actor plays a character
PORTRAYAL Defined for Kids
Definition of portrayal for Students
- The movie is an accurate portrayal of her life.
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