video vérité

noun

video vé·​ri·​té ˈvi-dē-ō-ˌver-ə-ˈtā How to pronounce video vérité (audio)
: the filming or videotaping of a television program (such as a documentary) so as to convey candid realism

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Chrisley clan came to fame in 2014 with the success of the video verite reality series that followed the wealthy couple and their adult children in their lives in affluent circles in Atlanta. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 8 June 2022

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Word History

Etymology

cinema verité

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of video vérité was in 1969

Dictionary Entries Near video vérité

Cite this Entry

“Video vérité.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/video%20v%C3%A9rit%C3%A9. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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