small screen


Examples of small screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But in the time since, Disney has inundated viewers with countless spinoffs, sequels and TV series on both the big and small screen. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 13 Nov. 2023 Law has had a vast career on the big and small screen, including roles in Sherlock Holmes and Fantastic Beasts films. Alexandra Schonfeld, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 From new novels to big and small screen adaptations, the worlds of literature and Hollywood are keeping Stine busy, to say the least. Krystie Lee Yandoli, Rolling Stone, 14 Oct. 2023 The show is the latest in a small series of productions bringing stories from the big and small screen to the stage. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Sep. 2023 There’s still some hope left for small screen fans, however. Sheena Vasani, The Verge, 12 Sep. 2023 Hot Wheels Let’s Race arrives amid the record-setting theatrical run of Barbie and larger plans within toy giant Mattel to expand its presence on the big and small screen. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Sep. 2023 Still, while movie and TV actors and writers continue to fight for fair pay and equitable treatment, there’s no shortage of entertainment to keep you glued to the big or small screen over the next three months. Joey Morona, cleveland, 31 Aug. 2023 Narratives about aging – and how people and relationships grow along with it – are important to see on the big and small screen. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of small screen was in 1944

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“Small screen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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