- in a film, TV show, etc.
- in a film frame (noun) or on a TV or computer screen
Also, esp. for sense 1, on′screen′
- As seen on a screen (as of television, film, or computer) rather than in real life.
- The two actors had very realistic on-screen romance, but in reality they couldn't stand each other.
- Inside the frame of the cinema or television screen
- Alternative form of onscreen.