Definitions

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  • n. Well-made works of drama that have trivial, insignificant, or morally objectionable plots.

Etymologies

From the name of the dramatist Sardou + doodle + -dom. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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    December 2007

  • There were some fun moments, as well as in this case it was proven that sardoodledom (ph) is an awfully funny word.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2007

  • HOLMES: All right, we knew this word was coming up, sardoodledom.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2007

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  • There's a hilarious video of one of the 2007 spellers getting this word on youtube.Just search sardoodledom.

    June 20, 2009

  • melodrama

    June 20, 2009

  • Plays having contrived melodramatic plot, concentrating excessively on technique to the exclusion of characterization. After Victorien Sardou, 18th-century French playwright; coined by George Bernard Shaw.

    February 25, 2007