Definition of Emmy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈemē/

noun (plural Emmys)

A statuette awarded annually to an outstanding television program or performer.
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).

Words that rhyme with Emmy

Clemmie, jemmy, lemme, semi

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Syllabification: Em·my

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