noun \ˈmü-vē\

: a recording of moving images that tells a story and that people watch on a screen or television

the movies : a showing of a movie in a theater; also : a movie theater

: the business of making movies : the film industry

Full Definition of MOVIE

plural :  a showing of a motion picture
plural :  the motion-picture medium or industry

Examples of MOVIE

  1. He wants to work in the movies.
  2. a career in the movies

Origin of MOVIE

moving picture
First Known Use: 1911

Other Pictures (on film) Terms

daguerreotype, emulsion, fill, sepia, still, stop

Rhymes with MOVIE


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