EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From moving (picture) +‎ -ie. Attested since at least 1912 (if not 1908)[1], originally American English.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuːvi/
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  • Rhymes: -uːvi
 
A screenshot of a black-and-white movie

NounEdit

movie (plural movies)

  1. (chiefly Canada, US) A recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the appearance of motion.
  2. (usually plural, chiefly Canada, US) A cinema.
    Let's go to the movies.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Bengali: মুভী (mubhi), মুভি (mubhi)
  • Japanese: ムービー (mūbī)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “movie”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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