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  1. mov·ie
    IPA[ˈmo͞ovē]
  2. noun

    • 1. a story or event recorded by a camera as a set of moving images and shown in a theater or on television; a motion picture:

      a movie star
    • 2. a movie theater:

      we decided to go to the movies
    • 3. motion pictures generally or the motion-picture industry:

      a lifelong love of the movies
      Synonym : the pictures, the silver screen, the big screen, the cinema, the flicks
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: movie, plural noun: movies

    • noun

      a cinema film:

      films generally or the film industry:

    • noun

      a person who controls the making of a film and supervises the actors and technical crew:
    • noun

      an actor or actress who is famous for playing leading roles in movies:
    • noun

      a film that is perceived as entertaining but lacking in depth or artistic merit:
    • noun

      a pornographic film:
    • noun

      a movie of a genre in which the main character is traveling, either in flight or on a journey of self-discovery.
    • noun

      a person who is important and powerful in the film industry:
    • noun

      a camera used to film motion pictures:
    • noun

      a film made at home or without professional equipment or expertise, especially a movie featuring one's own activities.
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