semidocumentary

noun semi·doc·u·men·ta·ry \ ˌse-mē-ˌdä-kyə-ˈmen-tə-rē , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- , -ˈmen-trē \

Definition of semidocumentary

: a motion picture that uses many details taken from actual events or situations in presenting a fictional story

semidocumentary

adjective

First Known Use of semidocumentary

1939

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