small screen

noun

Definition of small screen

Examples of small screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Steve Martin and Nicole Kidman are among the big stars coming to the small screen in July and August. Matt Delong, Star Tribune, 1 July 2021 Both Clement and Waititi have reprised their vampiric roles from the horror mockumentary on the small screen, although infrequently. Rosy Cordero, EW.com, 30 June 2021 Married actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard appear together on the small screen for the first time in NBC's game show (9 EDT/PDT). Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 24 June 2021 Hillsong Church's high-profile challenges will soon play out on the small screen. Rachel Desantis, PEOPLE.com, 21 June 2021 The trilogy's author, Leigh Bardugo, would love to see all of the books in the universe adapted for the small screen. Paulina Jayne Isaac, Glamour, 27 Apr. 2021 Earlier last year, Oliver’s production banner and BET partnered to relaunch the nationwide competition, Project Cre8, to give emerging TV writers the opportunity to develop an original comedy for the small screen. Mia Uzzell, Essence, 25 Mar. 2021 Amazon brings Michael Connelly's long-running Harry Bosch book series to the small screen, with Titus Welliver playing the titular LAPD detective. Oliver Gettell, EW.com, 2 June 2021 An actor and singer who mostly worked on the small screen, Naya Rivera was best known for her groundbreaking turn as Santana Lopez, a fierce and sharp-tongued cheerleader who was one of few gay characters seen on primetime TV. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2021

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First Known Use of small screen

1944, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jul 2021

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“Small screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/small%20screen. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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