- (in an online chat or video game) a typed command or code that is translated into a descriptive account of an action or emotion, or that causes one’s in-game avatar to perform an action or emotion: Standard emotes in online video games allow you to cheer, greet, and thank other characters.
- (in a video game) the animation that is performed when such a code is entered: The first thing I do in a new game is check out my character’s dance emote.
Origin of emote
OTHER WORDS FROM emotee·mot·er, nouno·ver·e·mote, verb (used without object), o·ver·e·mot·ed, o·ver·e·mot·ing.
How to use emote in a sentence
Customized, branded emotes are one of the ways that companies are trying to make it easier for live-streamers to make money off of their shows.Odell Beckham Jr. turned to Mojichat’s advertising features during his inaugural live-stream|Jonathan Shieber|October 9, 2020|TechCrunch
On TV, emoting works a lot better, and so Julie here gets the job done.
But of course talking about all that is explaining, not emoting.
All of the emoting about “supporting the troops” cannot disguise this reality.
Emoting more, as critics have demanded, would not have plugged the damn hole.
"I'm sorry, madame," I said standing and walking over to where Tony was emoting, with the back of his hand pressed to his eyes.Tinker's Dam|Joseph Tinker