Definition of "tentpoles" [tentpoles]

  • (noun) Plural form of tentpole.

Use "tentpoles" in a sentence

  • ""For them to coordinate distribution and marketing and us to still get the economic benefit while focusing exclusively on our own tentpoles is a win for both sides," Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore said."
  • "And action spectaculars -- the so-called tentpoles that are meant to support the whole circus tent of studio production -- will always be in demand, along with inventive animation, romance and fantasy."
  • "Yeah, well, all it will take is one (or two) of these 3-D "tentpoles" to crash and burn at the box office to make Warners reconsider."

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