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Definition 1: the film industry of the United States - [noun denoting group]

(hollywood is a kind of ...) the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies

Definition 2: a district of Los Angeles long associated with the American film industry - [noun denoting location]

(hollywood is an instance of ...) a district of a town or city

Definition 3: a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry - [noun denoting state]

Samples where hollywood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood

(hollywood is a kind of ...) the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

"the feel of the city excited him" "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting" "it had the smell of treason"

Definition 4: of or relating to the film industry in the United States - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where hollywood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a Hollywood actor

Definition 5: flashy and vulgar - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hollywood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • young white women dressed Hollywood style
  • Hollywood philandering

(hollywood is similar to ...) offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

"an earthy but not indecent story" "an indecent gesture"

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