Associations to the word «Hollywood»

Wiktionary

HOLLYWOOD, proper noun. An area of Los Angeles, known as the center of the American motion picture industry.
HOLLYWOOD, proper noun. (by extension) The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.
HOLLYWOOD, adjective. Resembling or relating to Hollywood.
HOLLYWOOD ENDING, noun. An outcome considered to be typical of certain movies produced in Hollywood, California, in which all desirable results are achieved, with protagonists being rewarded, antagonists being punished or destroyed, and positive sentiments (love, happiness, peace) prevailing over negative.
HOLLYWOOD ENDINGS, noun. Plural of Hollywood ending
HOLLYWOOD FLAT, noun. (technical theatre) A heavy flat covered with masonite or lauan.
HOLLYWOOD IRISH, noun. Stereotypical portrayal of Irish people and culture by the movie industry, particularly from the USA.
HOLLYWOOD IRISH, noun. Irish idiom as portrayed by film and television industry.
HOLLYWOOD MOMENT, noun. (idiomatic) An act of great drama.
HOLLYWOOD NORTH, proper noun. Canada.
HOLLYWOOD NORTH, proper noun. Toronto or Vancouver.
HOLLYWOOD PRINCIPLE, noun. (film) The principles that are common by the film industry of Hollywood
HOLLYWOOD PRINCIPLE, noun. (software) (object-oriented) A software design principle that is stated with the sentence "Don't call us, we'll call you", and assists in the development of code with high cohesion and low coupling that is easier to debug, maintain and test.
HOLLYWOOD SCIENCE, noun. The use, misuse, abuse and general ignorance of the principles of science within the Hollywood film industry, and by extension, more widely in creative media.
HOLLYWOOD UGLY, adjective. (of a fictional character) Very beautiful, but deemed ugly by other characters nonetheless.

Dictionary definition

HOLLYWOOD, noun. The film industry of the United States.
HOLLYWOOD, noun. A flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry; "some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood".
HOLLYWOOD, noun. A district of Los Angeles long associated with the American film industry.
HOLLYWOOD, adjective. Of or relating to the film industry in the United States; "a Hollywood actor".
HOLLYWOOD, adjective. Flashy and vulgar; "young white women dressed Hollywood style"; "Hollywood philandering".

Wise words

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