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Definition of "miniseries" []

  • A televised dramatic production, as of a novel or film, shown in a number of episodes. (noun)
  • Sports A short series of performances or athletic contests. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "miniseries" in a sentence
  • "The 1970s BS was a kinda-spooky fun romp, whereas the miniseries is the science-fiction equivalent of The Day After, leaving behind the goofier elements of the original to distill it down to the destruction of humanity and the desperate choices they make to survive."
  • "The cover of the book (also of Robin, #183) is an homage to the art on the first issue of the Robin miniseries, back in 1991."
  • "So like a movie being remastered or an album being remixed, the Death: The High Cost of Living miniseries is being spruced up with the latest technology."