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[gram-ee] /ˈgræm i/
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.
Can be confused
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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British Dictionary definitions for grammies


noun (pl) -mys, -mies
(in the US) one of the gold-plated discs awarded annually for outstanding achievement in the record industry
Word Origin
C20: from gram(ophone) + my as in Emmy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for grammies
statuette awarded by the American National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, 1959, from the gram- in gramophone, on the model of Emmy.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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