Definition of screenplay in English:


Syllabification: screen·play
Pronunciation: /ˈskrēnˌplā


  • The script of a movie, including acting instructions and scene directions.
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    • It was through Laurent that I started writing screenplays for short films.
    • He became much more than the sum total of his own films and screenplays.
    • This is a Shakespeare adaptation, not an original film with an adapted screenplay.

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