Definition of Roxy in US English:

Roxy

noun

  • Attributive Designating a person or thing connected with the Roxy theatre opened in New York in 1927 by Samuel Rothafel.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Naugatuck (Connecticut) Daily News. From Roxy, the nickname of Samuel Lionel Rothafel, American radio and film entrepreneur, who managed the Roxy Theatre in New York.

Pronunciation

Roxy

/ˈrɒksi/