Definition of Emmy in English:

Emmy

Syllabification: Em·my
Pronunciation: /ˈemē
 
/

noun (plural Emmys)

A statuette awarded annually to an outstanding television program or performer.
More example sentences
  • His work has received countless awards, including eight Emmys.
  • He has won two Emmys for Outstanding Game Show Host.
  • Multiple awards including an Academy Award, an Academy Award nomination and three Emmys have honored his work.

Origin

1940s: said to be from Immy, short for image orthicon tube (a kind of television camera tube).

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