photo op
noun Date: 1981 photo opportunity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Photo op — A photo op (sometimes written as photo opp), short for photograph opportunity (photo opportunity), originally referred to an opportunity that resulted in a memorable and effective photograph of a politician, a celebrity, or a notable event. [http …   Wikipedia

  • photo-op — /ˈfoʊtoʊ ɒp/ (say fohtoh op) noun a photo opportunity …   Australian English dictionary

  • photo op — noun a photo opportunity …   Wiktionary

  • photo op — noun an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed • Syn: ↑photo opportunity • Hypernyms: ↑affair, ↑occasion, ↑social occasion, ↑function,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • photo op — period of time that famous people devote to journalists and television photographers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photo opportunity — ☆ photo opportunity n. an opportunity, as at a specially chosen public event, for a politician or other celebrity to be photographed by the press, TV, etc. in a way expected to afford favorable publicity: also Informal photo op [äp] or photo op n …   English World dictionary

  • photo opportunity — noun an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed • Syn: ↑photo op • Hypernyms: ↑affair, ↑occasion, ↑social occasion, ↑function, ↑social… …   Useful english dictionary

  • op — [[t]ɒ̱p[/t]] ops 1) N COUNT An op is a medical operation. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] ...breast cancer ops. 2) N COUNT: usu pl Ops are military operations. Flt Lt Beamont had completed a 200 hour tour of ops in December 1941... Fusilier Jones ran… …   English dictionary

  • op — abbr. operator (slang); also operation; opportunity (as in photo op); optical (as in op art); or opinion (as in op ed) …   Dictionary of abbreviations

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