Emmy

noun
Em·​my | \ ˈe-mē How to pronounce Emmy (audio) \
plural Emmys

Definition of Emmy

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

Examples of Emmy in a Sentence

She won an Emmy for that role.

First Known Use of Emmy

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Emmy

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

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Cite this Entry

“Emmy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Emmy. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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