filmdom

[ film-duh m ]
/ ˈfɪlm dəm /

noun

the motion-picture industry.

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Also called moviedom, screenland.

Origin of filmdom

First recorded in 1910–15; film + -dom
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Example sentences from the Web for filmdom

  • He was not only praised by the witless, but he had been found desirable by certain discerning overlords of filmdom.

    Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson