photodrama

[ foh-tuh-drah-muh, -dram-uh ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə /

noun

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Origin of photodrama

First recorded in 1915–20; photo- + drama

OTHER WORDS FROM photodrama

pho·to·dra·mat·ic [foh-toh-druh-mat-ik], /ˌfoʊ toʊ drəˈmæt ɪk/, adjectivepho·to·dram·a·tist [foh-tuh-dram-uh-tist, -drah-muh-], /ˌfoʊ təˈdræm ə tɪst, -ˈdrɑ mə-/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for photodrama

  • Yet this appeared to be one of the unavoidable penalties incurred by those who engaged in the art of photodrama.

    Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
  • He believed they were not common in the photodrama, still one might be found.

    Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
  • The room appeared to contain a miscellaneous collection of articles needed in the ruder sort of photodrama.

    Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson