[ ih-moht ]
/ ɪˈmoʊt /
verb (used without object), e·mot·ed, e·mot·ing.
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Origin of emote
1915–20, Americanism; back formation from emotion
OTHER WORDS FROM emotee·mot·er, nouno·ver·e·mote, verb (used without object), o·ver·e·mot·ed, o·ver·e·mot·ing.
Words nearby emote
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Example sentences from the Web for emote
I would have to say balancing my zombie-ness with my Beth-ness, and trying to emote as Beth, but through a monster body.Aubrey Plaza on Playing A Zombie in ‘Life After Beth,’ the ‘Daria’ Movie, and More|Marlow Stern|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for emote
/ (ɪˈməʊt) /
(intr) to display exaggerated emotion, as in acting; behave theatrically
Derived forms of emoteemoter, noun
Word Origin for emote
C20: back formation from emotion
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