short subject


noun Movies.

a short film, as a documentary or travelogue, shown as part of a program with a feature-length film.

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earnest
Also called short.

Origin of short subject

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for short subject

short subject

noun

mainly US a short film, esp one presented between screenings of a feature film
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