Meaning of EGOT in English:


Pronunciation /ˈiːɡɒt/


informal US
  • The achievement of having won all four of the major American entertainment awards (i.e. an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony)

    • ‘she'll be halfway to her EGOT if she wins the Oscar’
    • ‘he will become the youngest member of the super-elite EGOT club if his song wins tonight’


1980s from the initial letters of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. Coined by the American actor Philip Michael Thomas, the term was popularized in the early 21st century by the television comedy series 30 Rock.