Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "closeup" [close•up]

  • A video or film recording made with the camera positioned close to an actor, often so that only the head or face is visible. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "closeup" in a sentence
  • "Whereas watching Audrey get chomped in closeup is a little much; I couldn't keep my ironic distance."
  • "On top of everything else is the blatant product placement: A golf ball is turned just right to reveal the Nike swoosh, a Sprite can appears in closeup, and then comes the revelation that Mimzy has Intel Inside ™."
  • "Here are two of the blocks in closeup - I am just winging it, based on the design of each snowflake."