docudrama

[ dok-yuh-drah-muh, -dram-uh ]
/ ˈdɒk yəˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə /

noun Television.

a fictionalized drama based primarily on actual events.

Nearby words

  1. doctrinal,
  2. doctrinally,
  3. doctrine,
  4. doctrine of descent,
  5. docu-soap,
  6. document,
  7. document reader,
  8. documental,
  9. documentalist,
  10. documentarian

Origin of docudrama

First recorded in 1960–65; docu(mentary) + drama

Related formsdoc·u·dram·a·tist [dok-yuh-dram-uh-tist, -drah-muh-] /ˈdɒk yəˌdræm ə tɪst, -ˌdrɑ mə-/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for docudrama

docudrama

/ (ˈdɒkjʊˌdrɑːmə) /

noun

a film or television programme based on true events, presented in a dramatized form
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