screen test


: a short film sequence for assessing the ability or suitability of a person for a motion-picture role
screen-test transitive verb

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of screen test was in 1917

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“Screen test.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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