a photograph taken at close range or with a long focal-length lens, on a relatively large scale.
2. Also called close shot. Movies, Television.
a camera shot taken at a very short distance from the subject, to permit a close and detailed view of an object
or action. Compare long shot ( def 3 )
, medium shot
an intimate view or presentation of anything.
of or resembling a closeup.
intimate or detailed; close-in.
1910–15, Americanism; noun use of adverbial phrase close up