Meaning of documentary
Pronunciation: (dok"yu-men'tu-rē, -trē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ries.
- pertaining to, consisting of, or derived from documents: a documentary history of France.
- based on or re-creating an actual event, era, life story, etc., that purports to be factually accurate and contains no fictional elements: a documentary life of Gandhi.
- a documentary film, radio or television program, etc.
- documentary (Thesaurus)