candid-camera
adjective see candid camera

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  • candid camera — n. a camera, usually small, with a fast lens, used to take informal pictures, as of unposed subjects …   English World dictionary

  • Candid Camera — Infobox Television show name = Candid Camera caption = Candid Camera s producer, director and regular host Allen Funt genre = creator = developer = presenter = starring = voices = narrated = theme music composer = opentheme = endtheme = country …   Wikipedia

  • candid camera — noun a miniature camera with a fast lens • Hypernyms: ↑camera, ↑photographic camera * * * noun 1. : a usually small camera equipped with a fast lens and used for taking informal photographs of unposed subjects often without their knowledge 2. : a …   Useful english dictionary

  • candid camera — noun Date: 1929 a camera used to record subjects in a natural, spontaneous, or unposed manner; also something likened to a camera used in such a manner • candid camera adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • candid camera — can·did ca·me·ra loc.s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} ripresa cinematografica o televisiva di scene di vita quotidiana, effettuata all insaputa dei protagonisti, in cui l inserimento di situazioni spec. provocatorie spesso suscita risultati… …   Dizionario italiano

  • candid camera — hidden camera, camera which films people without their knowledge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • candid camera — a small, handy camera, esp. one having a fast lens for informal pictures. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • candid camera — can′did cam′era n. pht a small, handy camera, esp. one having a fast lens for informal pictures • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • candid camera — /kændəd ˈkæmrə/ (say kanduhd kamruh) adjective of or relating to a television program, etc., in which people are filmed without their knowledge in contrived situations designed to make them look foolish …   Australian English dictionary

  • Elmer's Candid Camera — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = Elmer s Candid Camera series = Merrie Melodies, Happy Rabbit/Bugs Bunny caption = Title card for Elmer s Candid Camera director = Charles Jones story artist = Rich Hogan animator = Bob McKimson layout… …   Wikipedia

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