Definition of live-stream in English:

Share this entry



[with object]
Transmit or receive live video and audio coverage of (an event) over the Internet: the network live-streamed every competition through its Olympic website you can live-stream the performance from your computer
More example sentences
  • Burberry is planning to live-stream a catwalk show from London in 3-D.
  • They have many multimedia angles built into the theater, like the ability to live-stream shows online.
  • In 1997, crowds flocked to Eden Gardens to see Australia defeat New Zealand, while Cricinfo live-streamed the next event, in 2000, from New Zealand.


(usually livestream)
A live transmission of an event over the Internet: a livestream of Saturday’s concert will run from 6:30 p.m.
More example sentences
  • The plans for the free weekend were revealed on the official livestream last week.
  • CNN has a livestream of the dangling crane that is almost impossible not to watch.
  • The Occupy movement have set up a livestream from Zuccotti Park which shows, well, frankly very little happening.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: live-stream

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.