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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [film-duh m]
    • /ˈfɪlm dəm/
    • /fˈɪlmdəm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [film-duh m]
    • /ˈfɪlm dəm/

Definitions of filmdom word

  • noun filmdom the motion-picture industry. 1
  • noun filmdom The film (movie) industry; the people who work in that industry. 1
  • noun filmdom the cinema industry 0
  • noun filmdom the film industry, esp. the U.S. film industry, regarded as a sphere or domain 0

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Origin of filmdom

First appearance:

before 1910
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1910-15; film + -dom

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Parts of speech for Filmdom


filmdom popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

filmdom usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for filmdom

noun filmdom

  • cinema — A cinema is a place where people go to watch films for entertainment.
  • hollywood — the NW part of Los Angeles, Calif.: center of the American motion-picture industry.
  • big screen — When people talk about the big screen, they are referring to films that are made for cinema rather than for television.
  • moviedom — filmdom.
  • film — a thin layer or coating: a film of grease on a plate.

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