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Emmy

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noun Em·my \ˈe-mē\

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

plural Emmys

  1. :  a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in television

Examples of emmy

  1. 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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