Definition of Grammy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrami

noun (plural Grammys or Grammies)

Each of a number of annual awards given by the American National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for achievement in the record industry.
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  • In February 1997, the album won a American Grammy Award as Best Musical Show Album.
  • He left the club in May last year to form his band Dirty Vegas and has just picked up a Grammy, the American music industry's equivalent of an Oscar.
  • She won five, tying a record for most Grammys by a Female Writer.


1950s: blend of gramophone and Emmy.

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