filmdom

[film-duh m]

noun

the motion-picture industry.

Origin of filmdom

First recorded in 1910–15; film + -dom
Also called moviedom, screenland.
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Related Words for filmdom

cinema, Hollywood, moviedom

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Historical Examples of 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