watch = "(of a motion picture) to seem through viewing"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 24 15:13:16 UTC 2009

Cf. "read." Not in OED, but it must have been around for a while:

2008 (Apr. 19) IMDb _Redacted_ []
This is "The Blair Witch Project" meets "Full Metal Jacket" meets "Loose
Change". It really watches like some teenager decided to make a war movie
after spending a weekend watching Vietnam flicks.


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