movie | Origin and meaning of movie by Online Etymology Dictionary
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movie (n.)

1912 (perhaps 1908), shortened form of moving picture in the cinematographic sense (1896). As an adjective from 1913. Movie star attested from 1913. Another early name for it was photoplay.

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Definitions of movie from WordNet

movie (n.)
a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;
they went to a movie every Saturday night
Synonyms: film / picture / moving picture / moving-picture show / motion picture / motion-picture show / picture show / pic / flick
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