Definition of docusoap noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɒkjusəʊp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːkjusoʊp//
(British English) TV shows
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a television programme about the lives of real people, presented as entertainment see also soap opera More Like ThisBlended or portmanteau wordsalcopop, breathalyser, bromance, brunch, chillax, chugger, docusoap, edutainment, greenwash, guesstimate, infomercial, mechatronics, metrosexual, mockney, motel, multiplex, pleather, podcast, robocall, simulcast, sitcom, smog, staycation, telethon, televangelist, workaholic See worksheet. See related entries: TV shows Word Origin1990s: blend of documentary and soap.