Emmy

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noun Em·my \ˈe-mē\

Definition of Emmy

plural

Emmys

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

Examples of emmy in a Sentence

  1. She won an Emmy for that role.

Origin and Etymology of emmy

from alteration of Immy, nickname for image orthicon (a camera tube used in television)


First Known Use: 1949


EMMY Defined for English Language Learners

Emmy

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noun Em·my \ˈe-mē\

Definition of Emmy for English Language Learners

  • : a small statue that is awarded each year to the best actors, programs, etc., in American television


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