Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “movie”


noun     /ˈmuː.vi/
A1 [C] mainly US for a cinema film : My favourite movie is 'Casablanca'.Cinema - general words the movies [plural] mainly US a cinema or group of cinemas : What's on/ showing at the movies this week ? Do you want to go to the movies tonight ?Public entertainment venues
(Definition of movie noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of movie

Definitions of “movie” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More