Emmy


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Em·my

 (ĕm′ē)
A trademark for an award presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for excellence in the creation and production of television programming.

Emmy

(ˈɛmɪ)
n, pl -mys or -mies
(Film) (in the US) one of the gold-plated statuettes awarded annually for outstanding television performances and productions
[C20: alteration of Immy, short for image orthicon tube]

Em•my

(ˈɛm i)

n., pl. -mys.
(sometimes l.c.) any of a group of awards given annually by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for excellence in television programming, production, or performance.
[1945–50; < alter. of Immy=im(age orthicon) television camera tube]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Emmy - an annual award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in television
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
Translations

Emmy

[ˈemɪ] N (Emmys or Emmies (pl)) (US) (TV) → Emmy m

Emmy

n (= award)Emmy f
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If I say to you that Emmy MacPhail is going to get a new fur collar this winter, THAT is harmless gossip, but if I say I don't see how Emmy MacPhail can afford a new fur collar when her father can't pay my father for the oats he got from him, that would be MEAN gossip.
Have you and Emmy been quarrelling already with Joseph, that he wants to be off?
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NEW YORK Pubcaster WNET the dominated 43rd annual New York Emmy Awards last week, winning 22 of the 88 statuettes -- a record for the station.
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AS JAKE Coates described the bravery, selflessness and optimism shown by his terminally ill wife Emmy, there was barely a dry eye in the Pride of Britain audience.
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