UK [ˈdɒkjuːˌsəʊp] / US [ˈdɑkjuˌsoʊp] noun [countable]
Word forms "docusoap":
singular docusoap plural docusoaps British
a television programme series about the lives of real people

Formed from documentary and soap opera.

English dictionary. 2014.

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