verb \i-ˈmōt\

: to express emotion in a very dramatic or obvious way


Full Definition of EMOTE

intransitive verb
:  to give expression to emotion especially in acting
emot·er \-ˈmō-tər\ noun

Examples of EMOTE

  1. He stood on the stage, emoting and gesturing wildly.

Origin of EMOTE

back-formation from emotion
First Known Use: 1917


Next Word in the Dictionary: emoticon
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Emory oak
All Words Near: emote

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up emote? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More