What is another word for the movies?

Pronunciation: [ðə mˈuːvɪz] (IPA)

The movies is a term that refers to films shown on big screens in cinemas. There are several synonyms for this term that can be used depending on context and preference. Some of the common synonyms include cinema, motion pictures, silver screen, film, and the big screen. Additionally, the terms movie house, flicks, and bioscope are old-fashioned terms that were commonly used in the past. Nowadays, with the rise of digital streaming services, terms like streaming movies or watching films online have come into use as well. Whatever term is used, they all refer to the ultimate movie experience of watching films on the big screen or a screen at home.

What are the hypernyms for The movies?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The movies

  • My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President.
    Ben Affleck
  • You got to be pretty thin to be in the movies, or it helps. I would actually love to do it.
    Gregg Allman
  • In the movies, Bette Davis lights two cigarettes and hands the second one to James Cagney. It was just so glamorous and romantic.
    Loni Anderson
  • We are the movies and the movies are us.
    David Ansen

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