Definitions for movieˈmu vi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mov•ieˈmu vi(n.)

  1. Category: Showbiz

    Ref: motion picture.

  2. a motion-picture theater (often prec. by the).

    Category: Showbiz

  3. movies, the business of making motion pictures; motion-picture industry. the showing of a motion picture.

    Category: Showbiz

Origin of movie:

1905–10; mov (ingpicture ) + -ie

Princeton's WordNet

  1. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick(noun)

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. movie(noun)ˈmu vi

    a long story shown in moving pictures

    Let's watch a movie.; a sci-fi movie; a movie director


  1. movie(Noun)

    A motion picture.

  2. movie(Noun)

    A cinema.

    Let's go to the movies.

  3. Origin: From moving picture.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'movie' in Nouns Frequency: #1443

Translations for movie

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a cinema film

a horror movie.

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