Examples of prequel in a Sentence
His next film will be a prequel to last year's hit movie.
Recent Examples of prequel from the Web
The fourth installment to the The Purge franchise is a prequel chronicling the very first Purge night.
The film would be a prequel to the groundbreaking HBO series about a New Jersey mob boss trying to balance his two families (nuclear and crime) while undergoing therapy.
The prequel will be called The Many Saints of Newark.
Star Wars has taught us that prequels only undermine stakes and complexify timelines.
Wicked is a prequel of the Wizard of Oz that tells the backstory of the Wicked Witch of the West and the Good Witch of the South leading up to the events of the classic film.
He was cast as a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo prequel (a single shot from the trailer of Glover sporting a fur coat and blinking sent the internet into hysterics).
Katie Finneran, Robert Sean Leonard and Paul Sparks star in this double bill of Albee's classic one-act 'The Zoo Story' and its prequel 'Homelife,' written nearly a half-century later.
Southland Tales has a 300-plus page graphic novel prequel, and The Box expands an eight-page short story with a cute little twist into a two-hour film of cosmic incoherence.
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Origin and Etymology of prequel
First Known Use: 1958See Words from the same year
PREQUEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prequel for English Language Learners
: a movie, book, etc., that tells the part of a story that happened before the story in another movie, book, etc.
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