Grammy

Grammy

[gram-ee]
noun, plural Grammys, Grammies.
one of a group of statuettes awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievement in various categories in the recording industry.

Origin:
gram(ophone) + -y2

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony.
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Grammy (ˈɡræmɪ)
 
n , pl -mys, -mies
(in the US) one of the gold-plated discs awarded annually for outstanding achievement in the record industry
 
[C20: from gram(ophone) + my as in Emmy]

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Grammy
statuette awarded by the American National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, 1959, from the gram- in gramophone, on the model of Emmy.
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