Definition of the movies
1 : a showing of a movie in a theater We are going to the movies tonight.; also : a movie theater What's (playing/showing) at the movies?
2 : the business of making movies : the film industry He wants to work in the movies.
Word by Word Definitions
: motion picture
: a showing of a motion picture
: the motion-picture medium or industry
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up the movies? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).