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cinephile Syllabification: cin·e·phile
Pronunciation: /ˈsinəˌfīl/

Definition of cinephile in English:


A person who is fond of motion pictures.
Example sentences
  • Growing up in the slums of Hong Kong, he became an avid cinephile, particularly interested in European, American and Japanese cinema.
  • It is not an exaggeration to say that for several generations of film-makers and cinephiles, Bergman practically defined cinema.
  • For cinephiles and would-be film-makers, Coppola's directorial debut makes for an excellent reference point and source of ideas.
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