Definition of anime in English:

anime

Line breaks: anime
Pronunciation: /ˈanɪmeɪ
 
, ˈanɪmə
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
A style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at adults as well as children. Compare with manga.
More example sentences
  • The third disc of this set contains a mediocre anime film with great animation and music.
  • Mamoru Oshii is probably the only director in the world who makes art films under the guise of traditional anime.
  • I admit I am a purist when it comes to my anime and I like it in its original Japanese with subs.

Origin

1980s: Japanese, shortened from animēshon, based on English animation.

Definition of anime in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day flagitious
Pronunciation: fləˈdʒɪʃəs
adjective
(of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous