docu-soap

/ (ˈdɒkjʊˌsəʊp) /

noun

a television documentary series in which the lives of the people filmed are presented as entertainment or drama

Nearby words

  1. doctrinaire,
  2. doctrinal,
  3. doctrinally,
  4. doctrine,
  5. doctrine of descent,
  6. docudrama,
  7. document,
  8. document reader,
  9. documental,
  10. documentalist

Word Origin for docu-soap

C20: from docu (mentary) + soap (opera)

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