freezeframe

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

freezeframe (plural freezeframes)

  1. Alternative spelling of freeze frame
    • 2017 January 19, Peter Bradshaw, “T2 Trainspotting review – choose a sequel that doesn't disappoint”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Boyle revives some of the stylistic tics which found themselves being ripped off by geezer-gangster Britflicks back in the day, but now the freezeframes are briefer, sharper; the movie itself refers back to the original with variant flashback versions of famous scenes, but also Super 8-type images of the boys’ poignant boyhood in primary school.

Verb[edit]

freezeframe (third-person singular simple present freezeframes, present participle freezeframing, simple past and past participle freezeframed)

  1. Alternative spelling of freeze-frame
    • 2008, Brian L. Ott, The Small Screen, page 82:
      The show rewards culturally savvy fans with elite "in-jokes," not to mention textual messages that can only be seen by freezeframing individual scenes on a VCR.