English word movie comes from English -ie, English moving picture ((dated) A film or movie.).
Movie detailed word origin explanation
|-ie || English (eng) ||(occasionally, sometimes, derogatory) Forming nouns signifying the person associated with suffixed noun or verb.. Forming diminutive or affectionate forms of nouns or names. |
|moving picture || English (eng) ||(dated) A film or movie. |
|movie || English (eng) ||(chiefly, North American) A recorded sequence of images displayed on a screen at a rate sufficiently fast to create the appearance of motion.. (usually, plural, chiefly, North American) A cinema. |
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