movie etymology

English word movie comes from English -ie, English moving picture ((dated) A film or movie.)

Detailed word origin of movie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.

Words with the same origin as movie

Descendants of -ie
anyone auntie barbie birdie blondie bookie brownie cutie doggie girlie hottie junkie maggie one rookie someone sweetie un wan yan yen young youth youthful