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


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