of, relating to, or characteristic of motion pictures: a filmic adaptation of a novel.
containing characteristics resembling those of motion pictures.

Origin of filmic

First recorded in 1925–30; film + -ic
Related formsfilm·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of filmic

  • The lawyers are chosen not just for their acumen but also with an eye toward the filmic.

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British Dictionary definitions for filmic



of or relating to films or the cinema
having characteristics that are suggestive of films or the cinema
Derived Formsfilmically, adverb
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