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  • adj. Resembling some aspect of Hollywood; Hollywoodesque.


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Hollywood +‎ -ish


  • '' It's just kind of Hollywoodish, '' LaRussa said.

  • One Hollywoodish scene has the old man, gabardine in hand, playing the matador with passing cars.

    Monster of Marriage

  • I can understand, however, that people might associate Palin with something Hollywoodish -- Hollywood, after all, is the world's capital of glitz, shallowness, and fakery -- and I think Maureen Dowd makes an excellent point in her column.

    Iris Erlingsdottir: Palin's Hollywood Moments

  • Little did we know, at that time, a Hollywoodish actor was waiting in the wings of the White House soon to play his most eminent role, soon to bring down the curtain on the Venezuelan bacchanalia of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

    Greed, religious intolerance, misunderstood enemies: How Rome Fell

  • From a cursory inspection of the site there appears to be some technically accomplished work but it's somewhat Hollywoodish for my tastes.

    The Foundation for Sacred Arts

  • The movies have nominal things in common -- foreign accents, a good heart, an unlikely scheme -- but "" Ned '' isn't as Hollywoodish as "" Monty '' and doesn't strain as hard for laughs.

    The Pluck Of The Irish

  • The two of them irritated all the Sony people, because everyone was trying to be so smooth and Hollywoodish tonight, and not be geeky, and Michael and Amy were destroying the illusion.


  • Yet in spite of his haste he stopped to look at the oddly Hollywoodish monument to Leonidas and his Spartans at Thermopylae.

    The Thorn Birds

  • "This is such a great thing for our town, to have a Hollywoodish red-carpet premiere," she said.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Jacopetti also hired the composer Riz Ortolani to write a full, Hollywoodish score, whose inappropriate but irresistible love theme "More" "More than the greatest love the world has known" was nominated for an Oscar and went on to be played at nearly every wedding for the next 20 years. Top Stories


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