(Especially of an actor) portray emotion in a theatrical manner.
- It's a documentary theater piece, so once the actors start emoting, it's over.
- The film's grainy, bleak look is joined to suffocating dramatic situations in which the actors emote without restraint.
- Some of what's found in this movie is laugh-worthy only because of the way in which the actors emote and react.
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- It can quickly descend into manipulative gimmickry, with journalists as professional emoters who cover events to express their outrage.
- She has argued that a sufficient level of homology can be found to unite at least the basic emotions as a class, and that we should regard emoters, and hence their emotions, as a natural kind.
- Bonding means that the emoter makes a resonant connection and turns an indifferent listener into a believer, supporter and campaign contributor.
Early 20th century (originally US): back-formation from emotion.
Words that rhyme with emoteafloat, bloat, boat, capote, coat, connote, cote, dote, float, gloat, goat, groat, misquote, moat, mote, note, oat, outvote, promote, quote, rote, shoat, smote, stoat, Succoth, table d'hôte, Terre Haute, throat, tote, vote, wrote
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