Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

portrayal

noun
     
por‧tray‧al [uncountable and countable]
the way someone or something is described or shown in a book, film, play etc
portrayal of
the newspapers' portrayal of Islamic culture
accurate/realistic etc portrayal
The film is not an accurate portrayal (=correct portrayal) of his life.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary