angle shot


noun Movies, Photography.

a picture taken with the camera pointed obliquely at the subject, sometimes causing distortion of perspective and proportion.

Nearby words

  1. angle of stall,
  2. angle of torsion,
  3. angle of view,
  4. angle of yaw,
  5. angle plate,
  6. angle's classification of malocclusion,
  7. angle-closure glaucoma,
  8. angle-off,
  9. angled,
  10. angledozer

Origin of angle shot

First recorded in 1935–40

Also called angle.

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