[ on-skreen, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˈskrin, ˈɔn- /


occurring within a motion picture or television show or in an actor's professional life: a raucous on-screen personality that was at odds with his quiet private life.
displayed on a television screen; supplied by means of television: an on-screen course in economics.


in a motion picture or television program or in one's professional life: On-screen he's a villain.

Origin of on-screen

First recorded in 1950–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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