story line

noun
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of story line

: the plot of a story or drama

Examples of story line in a Sentence

  1. the story line is clumsily interrupted several times to provide some much-needed background information

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First Known Use of story line

1941

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Definition of story line for English Language Learners

  • : the series of events that happen in a story


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