Episode - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈepɪsoʊd|  American pronunciation of the word episode
Brit.  |ˈɛpɪsəʊd|  British pronunciation of the word episode


- a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
- a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
- a part of a broadcast serial (syn: installment, instalment)
- film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie (syn: sequence)


It was a brief romantic episode in a life devoted to work.

He tried to forget the whole embarrassing episode.

a painful episode from my childhood

Millions of people are expected to watch the show's final episode.

She decided she would try to forget the episode by the lake.

Watch next week's thrilling episode!

I usually watch that show every week, but I missed the most recent episode.

Last week's episode was good, but this one is a real corker!

...a dedicated follower of the television show who wouldn't dream of missing an episode...

There are previews of the next week's episode at the end of each show.

...the killer's identity won't be unmasked until the season's final episode...

The episode left an unfortunate shadow on the sportsmanship of the visitors.

That episode was stamped on / in my memory.

The final episode will be shown tonight.

The episode has brought home to me the pointlessness of this war.

Word forms

singular: episode
plural: episodes
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