sneak preview
noun Date: circa 1937 a special advance showing of a motion picture usually announced but not named

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sneak-Preview — Sneak|pre|view, Sneak Pre|view [ sni:k( )pri:vju: ], die [engl. sneak preview, aus: sneak = inoffiziell; Überraschungs (zu: to sneak = heimlich tun, eigtl. = schleichen, ↑ Sneaker) u. preview = Voraufführung]: Preview eines Films, bei der die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sneak preview — n an occasion when you can see a film, play, product etc before it is shown to people in general ▪ In this week s show we ll be giving you a sneak preview of Steven Spielberg s latest film …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sneak preview — Preview Une preview est une projection d un film non fini à un public test pour recueillir leurs réactions. Le public peut être remplacé par des critiques ou des sélectionneurs de festivals. Une sneak preview est une projection surprise à un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sneak preview — sneak previews N COUNT: oft N of n A sneak preview of something is an unofficial opportunity to have a look at it before it is officially published or shown to the public …   English dictionary

  • sneak preview — noun count an opportunity to see something such as a movie before it is available to everyone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sneak preview — ☆ sneak preview n. a single advance showing of a film, as for evaluating audience reaction or for increasing interest in the film prior to the regular showing …   English World dictionary

  • sneak preview — noun a preview to test audience reactions • Hypernyms: ↑preview * * * noun : a special advanced showing of a motion picture usually announced but not named * * * a preview of a motion picture, often shown in addition to an announced film, in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sneak-Preview — Eine Sneak Preview (von engl. to sneak [sniːk] „schleichen“, preview [ˈpɹiːvjuː] „Vorschau“) oder kurz Sneak, zu deutsch Überraschungspremiere, ist eine Art Vorpremiere, bei der ein Film im Kino vor dem nationalen Filmstart gezeigt wird, ohne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sneak Preview — Eine Sneak Preview (von engl. to sneak [sniːk] „schleichen“, preview [ˈpɹiːvjuː] „Vorschau“) oder kurz Sneak, zu deutsch Überraschungspremiere, ist eine Art Vorpremiere, bei der ein Film im Kino vor dem nationalen Filmstart gezeigt wird, ohne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sneak preview — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sneak preview : singular sneak preview plural sneak previews an opportunity to see something such as a film before it is available to everyone …   English dictionary

  • sneak preview — noun An early preview or look at something, especially not yet made public. Their dress rehearsal will be a sneak preview of the show for theater members …   Wiktionary

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