What does the word synopsis mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A summary.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Synoptic, synoptical.

Usage examples for synopsis

  1. The summing up was but a repetition of the same points, as viewed from opposite sides, a brief synopsis of the action of the play, dry, dull, and dignified. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. An intelligent and representative synopsis of a lecture or other public performance is rare. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner