tentpole

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tent +‎ pole

NounEdit

tentpole (plural tentpoles)

  1. One of the poles used to hold up a tent.
  2. (US, attributive, figuratively, film, television, theater) Of or pertaining to a large-scale entertainment production which is a major source of revenue for its studio, television network, or investors.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 21 September 2013, at 10:34