Person: Did you see that chick? Talk about emote.
Random Guy to Annoying Girl: EMOTE!
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:
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."
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 faster*
Discontinued MAC powder blush.
Girl 1: ZOMG I found Emote on LJ!
Girl 2: OMG that is my favorite contour, get it!
(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.
The use of emoticons without actually using the emoticon itself.
Person 1: I really hate Emoticons. You either make your own or not use them at all.
Person 2: *Emote*
Person 1: Wow, that is a clever observation. Do it again!
Person 2: *Emote*
Person 1: Thank you!
Or in other IM chatter:
Person 1: dude we totally won our first game today!
Person 2: FTW! *Emote*
Person 1: xD
Abbreviation of emoticon.
Paul: Hey Dave, check out my new emotes!
Dave: Dude, your emotes suck compared to mine.