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1.
A term used in MMORPG's such as World of Warcraft which describes an action your character can perform which is usually accompanied by sound and sometimes even an animation. Emotes include:

/poke
/cheer
/chicken
/moo
/dance
/insult

Also a useful way to communicate across factions in games like WoW where Alliance and Horde players speak different in-game languages such as Orcish, Darnassian, etc.
Night Elf Player #1: What the heck is this Tauren doing in Teldrassil?
Night Elf Player #2: Use the insult emote on the bitch, he can't touch you here. :P
Night Elf Player #1: /insult

"Night Elf Player #1 thinks Tauren is the son of a motherless Ogre."
by Selfie June 16, 2006
 
2.
Emotes can be either the asterisks placed in front and behind a sentence describing action to indicate the permorance of that action or a short version of emoticon, which is a face made with the characters on a keyboard.
a: *runs*
b: *chases*
b: >=D
a: *runs faster*
by Zi October 03, 2004
 
3.
see: emoticons

Abbreviation for emoticons
:) :-) :D :( D: XD ^_^ >_< O.o O_O
by Depherios November 15, 2003
 
4.
Discontinued MAC powder blush.
Girl 1: ZOMG I found Emote on LJ!
Girl 2: OMG that is my favorite contour, get it!
by LL C00L J January 31, 2009
 
5.
(verb)To make decisions purely on emotions rather then rational judgement; overly emotional in lieu of present rationality.
Jane: I just feel like we should be together.

Jill: oh my god are u going to emote all your life's decisions?. He cheated on you 5 times and said he wasn't sorry about it.
Know its over.
by Mr. 500 April 08, 2010
 
6.
A variation on "emote" meaning to rant, or express inappropriately personal problems or sadness online through blogs and notes on social networking sites.
"Did you see that depressed blog entry Claudia posted on her profile last night?"
"Yeah she totally E-moted"
"Harriet E-moted through an insane blog ranting about how much she hates all her friends."
by Nedesto March 12, 2008
 
7.
A variation on "emote" meaning to rant, or express inappropriately personal problems or sadness online through blogs and notes on sites like myspace or facebook.
"Did you see that depressed blog entry Claudia posted on her profile last night?"
"Yeah she totally E-moted"

"Harriet E-moted through an insane blog ranting about how much she hates all her friends."

by Nedesto March 11, 2008