Definition of plotty in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈplɒti


  • (Of a novel, play, or film) having an excessively elaborate or complicated plot: in as plotty a play as this, the background story remains elusive to the last
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    • The film does lean heavily on its plotty mechanics.
    • At these moments, the film, which is mostly a plotty and deeply self-admiring tale about British code-breakers during WWII, turns funny, even witty.
    • It's a disappointing scene, I think, because we're in the middle where nothing plotty is happening.

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