photoplay

[ foh-tuh-pley ]
/ ˈfoʊ təˌpleɪ /

noun

a motion-picture scenario; screenplay.

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Origin of photoplay

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15; photo- + play

OTHER WORDS FROM photoplay

pho·to·play·er, noun
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