[ mok-yuh-men-tuh-ree, ‐tree ]
/ ˌmɒk yəˈmɛn tə ri, ‐tri /
noun Movies, Television.
a movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.
Also called mock documentary.
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Examples from the Web for mockumentary
I did a bottle episode and then I was writing a mockumentary the next time.‘Community’: Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Gillian Jacobs & Megan Ganz Roundtable|Jace Lacob|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And a few years ago, there was a Staar mockumentary featuring interviews with Carrie Fisher and Jeffrey Tambor.
British Dictionary definitions for mockumentary
/ (ˌmɒkjʊˈmɛntərɪ, -trɪ) /
noun plural -ries
a satirical television or radio programme in the form of a parody of a documentary
Word Origin for mockumentary
C20: from mock + (doc) umentary
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