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Definition of "movie" []

  • A sequence of photographs projected onto a screen with sufficient rapidity as to create the illusion of motion and continuity. (noun)
  • A connected cinematic narrative represented in this form. (noun)
  • A showing of a movie. Often used in the plural: During the movie, the person in front of me kept talking. Would you like to go to the movies tonight? (noun)
  • The movie industry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "movie" in a sentence
  • "We had a fantastic morning of special projects and a movie... with one small glitch between the project and the movie* everyone has been in a great mood, having fun and well behaved if kids are happy they behave -- did you all know that?"
  • "You can still sell movie adaptations to a limited extent, by getting it out before the movie* or releasing it in that brief** months-long window between the movie's theatrical run and its DVD release."
  • "Haha love this movie Chadda zulfein jhatakna bhool jaoge 1 #movie where I like sunny deol"