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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A secondary storyline, as in a play, novel, or other literary work

Usage examples (28)
  • The subplot is to push Corona ahead of Budweiser and Coors.
  • Looks like the Mack vs. Major Ryan subplot is going to erupt next week.
  • Though classic in its basic themes, this subplot is unique in its subtle exploration of Dorian's psyche.
  • The subplot is his friendship with Angelos and the fact he's promised him he won't do anything to hurt his franchise. for more
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