Sardoodledom

noun
Sar·​doo·​dle·​dom | \ särˈdüdᵊldəm \
plural -s

Definition of Sardoodledom

: mechanically contrived plot structure and stereotyped or unrealistic characterization in drama : staginess, melodrama the authors of the world's great plays are not mere tricksters in Sardoodledom— John Mason Brown

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History and Etymology for Sardoodledom

sardoodle- (blend of Victorien Sardou †1908 French playwright criticized by G. B. Shaw †1950 English playwright for the supposed staginess of his plays and English doodle entry 1) + -dom

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“Sardoodledom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sardoodledom. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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