Movie Mov"ie, n. 1. A motion picture.

Syn: film, picture, moving picture, motion picture, picture show, flick. [PJC]

2. A motion picture show; the event of showing a motion picture. In the pl., the event of showing a motion picture at a movie theater; as, to go to the movies; to spend an evening at the movies. [PJC]

3. pl. The motion picture industry or medium, generally. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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