mockumentary

[ mok-yuh-men-tuh-ree, ‐tree ]
/ ˌmɒk yəˈmɛn tə ri, ‐tri /
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noun Movies, Television.

a movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.

Origin of mockumentary

Also called mock documentary.
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British Dictionary definitions for mockumentary

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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