a large building containing many movie theaters, usually more than a dozen.

Origin of megaplex

1990–95; mega- + -plex Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for megaplex

Contemporary Examples of megaplex

  • First up: a Sundance hit that's making its way to the megaplex.

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British Dictionary definitions for megaplex



  1. a cinema complex containing a large number of separate screens, and usually a restaurant or bar
  2. (as modifier)a megaplex cinema
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