Definition of screenshot in English:



  • An image of the data displayed on the screen of a computer or mobile device.

    ‘a screenshot of the band's Facebook page’
    • ‘Divide your movie up into chapters with sensible names and thumbnail screenshots of the action.’
    • ‘There is a screenshot of the movie in widescreen on the back of the case!’
    • ‘From the screenshots, the program also has the same odd capitalization and language errors that the website has.’
    • ‘In most chapters, there are very few code examples but lots of pretty screenshots of Web sites.’
    • ‘Maybe someone will create a chronology of Google screenshots for their own website, to show its growth.’
    • ‘Check this page for screenshots of the whole episode.’
    • ‘In the meantime, though, we've provided a couple PC screenshots for your viewing pleasure.’
    • ‘Check out our media section for the first screenshots.’
    • ‘I had a quick glance at the screenshots on this program - it looks pretty good.’
    • ‘As you can see from the above screenshot, the software does not even display the full name of the folder!’


[with object]
  • Take a screenshot of.

    ‘the app notifies you if the recipient tries to screenshot the message’
    • ‘I wish I'd had presence of mind to screenshot at the time, since it was deleted not long after.’
    • ‘Launch the application, bring the window you want to screenshot to the top of the front of your screen, and then press Ctrl + F11 on the keyboard.’
    • ‘I'd like to screenshot scrolling browser windows.’
    • ‘I remembered my own impulse to screenshot a page from a set of ephemeral Google results, which can change at any time.’
    • ‘I didn't think to screenshot the whole thing because I assumed they wouldn't just start deleting comments.’
    • ‘They should make a clown out of themselves and someone should screenshot it.’