docusoap

[ dok-yuh-sohp ]
/ ˈdɒk yəˌsoʊp /

noun

a television series that chronicles the purportedly real lives of an interconnected group of people, often in a melodramatic way.

Nearby words

  1. documental,
  2. documentalist,
  3. documentarian,
  4. documentary,
  5. documentation,
  6. docutainment,
  7. dod,
  8. dodd,
  9. dodd, william,
  10. dodd, william edward

Origin of docusoap

First recorded in 1990–95; docu(mentary) + soap (opera)

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