the movies

Definition of the movies

chiefly US

  1. 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. 2 :  the business of making movies :  the film industry He wants to work in the movies.

Word by Word Definitions

movieplay movies
  1. :  motion picture

    :  a showing of a motion picture

    :  the motion-picture medium or industry

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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