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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.

    • 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 cinema, the pictures, the silver screen, the big screen, the flicks
  3. Variation

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

    • noun

      a cinema film:

      films generally or the film industry:

    • noun

      a service in which viewers choose which films to watch, by means of a computer or interactive TV system:
    • noun

      a person responsible for the financial and managerial aspects of making a film:
    • noun

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

      an actor or actress who is famous for playing leading roles in movies:
    • 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 low-budget movie, especially (formerly) one made for use as a companion to the main attraction in a double feature:
    • noun

      a movie portraying a close friendship between two people, especially between two men.
    • noun

      photographic film of the type used to make motion pictures:
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