noun (plural Emmys)
(In the US) a statuette awarded annually to an outstanding television programme or performer: [as modifier]: an Emmy award
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.
1940s: said to be from Immy, short for image orthicon tube (a kind of television camera tube).
Definition of Emmy in:
- The US English dictionary