- a movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.
Origin of mockumentary
Also called mock documentary.
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Examples from the Web for mockumentary
This would make a great “Road to the White House” mockumentary.Mitt Romney’s Debate Performance: Best Tweets About GOP Nominee’s Love for Big Bird
October 4, 2012
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
February 28, 2012
And a few years ago, there was a Staar mockumentary featuring interviews with Carrie Fisher and Jeffrey Tambor.A Hollywood Wife's Sexy Alter-Ego
April 20, 2010
- a satirical television or radio programme in the form of a parody of a documentary
C20: from mock + (doc) umentary
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