Definition of cinemagoer in English:

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cinemagoer

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnɪməˌɡəʊə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

chiefly British
A person who goes to the cinema, especially on a regular basis: cinemagoers want to watch something they know they’ll enjoy
More example sentences
  • I've never been what you could call an avid cinemagoer, primarily because I don't have the time.
  • In an effort to make a film more accessible to your average cinemagoer, adaptors make the mistake of changing the story too much and losing the point.
  • Put a modern cinemagoer in front of an ancient staging of Oedipus Rex, and they could easily follow it.

Derivatives

cinemagoing

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnəməˌɡəʊɪŋ/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Whereas cinemagoing has been in decline, the actual watching of films has not and is probably greater than ever.
  • It's a complete peach of a movie, and one that should be watched by every member of the cinemagoing public.
  • Talking during films has made cinemagoing such a tense experience for me that I now mainly avoid it.
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