Simple Definition of Emmy
: a small statue that is awarded each year to the best actors, programs, etc., in American television
Full Definition of Emmy
: a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in television
Examples of emmy
She won an Emmy for that role.
Origin of emmy
from alteration of Immy, nickname for image orthicon (a camera tube used in television)
First Known Use: 1949
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