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mockumentary

[mok-yuh-men-tuh-ree, ‐tree]
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noun Movies, Television.
  1. a movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.
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Origin of mockumentary

Also called mock documentary.
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mockumentary

noun plural -ries
  1. a satirical television or radio programme in the form of a parody of a documentary
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Word Origin

C20: from mock + (doc) umentary
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