What does screenplay mean?

Definitions for screenplay
ˈskrinˌpleɪscreen·play

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. screenplay(noun)

    a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets

Wiktionary

  1. screenplay(Noun)

    a script for a movie or a television show

    Etymology: screen + play

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  1. Screenplay

    A screenplay or script is a written work by screenwriters for a film or television program. These screenplays can be original works or adaptations from existing pieces of writing. In them, the movement, actions, expression, and dialogues of the characters are also narrated. A play for television is also known as a teleplay.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of screenplay in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of screenplay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of screenplay in a Sentence

  1. Clive Davis:

    From all my personal and professional experience with Whitney from Academy Award-nominee late teenage years to Academy Award-nominee tragic premature death, I know the full Whitney Houston story has not yet been told, i am so glad that Anthony McCarten has committed to a no holds barred, musically rich screenplay that finally reveals the whole Whitney whose vocal genius deeply affected the world while Academy Award-nominee fiercely battled the demons that were to be Academy Award-nominee undoing.

  2. Superintendent Ken Wallace:

    One day a few weeks ago, one of the assistants was going through a filing cabinet and found a file that had a manuscript from 'The Breakfast Club' dated Sept. 21, 1983, it's a first draft of the screenplay by John Hughes.

  3. Li Bin:

    I don't pay much attention to the story. I care more about whether the screenplay is going to get past the censors and whether investors will get their money back.

  4. George Clooney:

    The genesis of the screenplay [ came when ] I was watching a lot of [ Trump ] speeches on the campaign trail about building fences and scapegoating minorities, and I started looking around at other times in our history when we’ve unfortunately fallen back into these things, and I found this story that happened in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

  5. F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Love of the Last Tycoon:

    Sorry, I am not submitting a quotation, but asking for one. In the film adaptation streamed for one season, a few years ago, Kelsey Grammar played the lead. Toward the end of the last installment, his daughter, when responding to her father's question about business she might want to go into, she said something like show business is the only business. I'd like to get it right. Can you send me the conversation with that response? Don't know if it was taken directly from the book or if it was in the screenplay only. Thank you so much in advance, for any help you might have on this.

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