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-orama

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a combining form extracted from panorama, diorama, or cyclorama, occurring as the final element in compounds, often nonce words used in advertising or journalism. Though the semantic content of the compound is often lent solely by the initial element, the entire formation generally denotes a display or spectacle, or the space, such as a store or hall, containing these:
audiorama; scoutorama; smellorama.
Also, -ama, -arama, -rama.
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used to form nouns A spectacular display or instance of what is indicated: boatarama/ bunsorama/ videorama

[1824+; fr panorama, ultimately fr Greek horama, ''sight'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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