biopic

 /ˈbaɪəʊˌpɪk/



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
bi•op•ic  (bīō pik′), 
n. 
Cinemaa biographical motion picture.
Etymology:
  • blend of, blended biography + motion picture 1950–55

bi•op•ic  (bīō pik′), 
n. 
Cinemaa biographical motion picture.
Etymology:
  • bio(graphy) + (motion) pic(ture) 1950–55


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

biopic /ˈbaɪəʊˌpɪk/ n
  1. informal a film based on the life of a famous person, esp one giving a popular treatment
Etymology: 20th Century: from bio(graphical) + pic(ture)



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