What does Hollywood mean?

Definitions for Hollywoodˈhɒl iˌwʊd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Hollywood.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hollywood(noun)

    the film industry of the United States

  2. Hollywood(noun)

    a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry

    "some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood"

  3. Hollywood(adj)

    a district of Los Angeles long associated with the American film industry

  4. Hollywood(adj)

    of or relating to the film industry in the United States

    "a Hollywood actor"

  5. Hollywood(adj)

    flashy and vulgar

    "young white women dressed Hollywood style"; "Hollywood philandering"

Wiktionary

  1. Hollywood(ProperNoun)

    An area of Los Angeles, known as the center of the American motion picture industry.

  2. Hollywood(ProperNoun)

    The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.

Freebase

  1. Hollywood

    Hollywood is a highly diverse, densely populated, mostly immigrant, low-income residential neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California, as well as a commercial area and a name used to represent the motion picture industry of the United States. Hollywood was a small community in 1870 and was incorporated as a municipality in 1903. It merged with the city of Los Angeles in 1910, and soon thereafter a motion picture industry began to emerge, eventually becoming dominant in the world. Buildings, roadways and a public transportation system have transformed the neighborhood. Hollywood has two high schools and a score of other schools and well as a host of tourist attractions.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hollywood in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hollywood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Winchell:

    Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.

  2. Fred Allen:

    You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a firefly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.

  3. Ellen Ratner:

    Hollywood was deeply connected to the Clintons … but Hollywood is progressive in its heart, hollywood's heart is connected to Bernie Sanders but the pocketbooks connected to the Clintons.

  4. Chris Rock:

    Is Hollywood racist? You're damn right Hollywood is racist. But it ain't that racist that you've grown accustomed to. Hollywood is sorority racist. It's like: 'We like you Rhonda, but you're not a Kappa,'.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Life can be full of so many unexpected twists and turns that you'll never find in any Hollywood movie plots or Broadway plays. No wonder! After all, those movies and plays are written by professional story writers, while your life story is written by Supreme Power, and neither Hollywood scriptwriters nor Broadway playwrights can ever match Her creativity.

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