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
Eddie Redmayne won a best actor Academy Award for his portrayal of the scientist.
Eddie Redmayne earned an Oscar for his portrayal of Hawking.
Madison’s all-in portrayal of Kinsey gives us someone to root for, but in the end, this is a sequel to a movie that never needed one.
Amuka-Bird is committed in her steely portrayal of Morrigan, but her character allows her not much to work with.
Putting products on display as art was the stock-in-trade of Andy Warhol, whose obsession with icons of American culture is readily apparent in his famous portrayals of Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe.
The portrayal of Wakanda — and its history, culture, tradition,brilliant population, women warriors, internal struggles and the competing ideas about how to deal with oppression — deserve an Oscar.
Ernest Borgnine stars as Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee and the legendary James Earl Jones stars as Malcolm X. (Streaming on Amazon Prime Video) Ali Will Smith earned a Academy Award nomination for best actor in his portrayal as the boxing legend.
Put another way: Chadwick Boseman's regal, rock-solid portrayal gets its due, and a dozen or more wonderfully acted supporting roles get theirs, too.
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First Known Use of portrayal
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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