Definition of animated in English:

animated

Syllabification: an·i·mat·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈanəˌmātid
 
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adjective

  • 2(Of a movie or image) made using animation techniques: an animated version of the classic fairy tale
    More example sentences
    • Girl 24 is an animated film employing stop-motion techniques in the style of Jan Svankmajer and the Brothers Quay.
    • Sir Ian is currently working on the animated film version of the classic children's animation series The Magic Roundabout.
    • This blithely idiosyncratic, almost dialogue-free animated film concerns an old lady's quest to recover her grandson after he is mysteriously kidnapped during the Tour de France.

Derivatives

animatedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • When it was his time to take the oath, he signed the book, then went on to chat animatedly to the Speaker, who grasped his hand, held it in a firm grip, and shook it five times.
  • At one point during the evening, Camejo paced outside the Town Hall animatedly speaking into a cell phone.
  • His deep, distinctive voice resounds, he gestures animatedly and his enthusiasm becomes infectious.

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