Emmy

noun Em·my \ ˈe-mē \

Definition of Emmy

plural Emmys
: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)


EMMY Defined for English Language Learners

Emmy

noun

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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