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cinephile Line breaks: cine|phile
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnɪfʌɪl/

Definition of cinephile in English:


A person who is fond of the cinema: the film is mostly known only to dedicated cinephiles
More 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.


Example sentences
  • I'm afraid I made a film that no one will see, given the current climate and the alarming decline of cinephilia.
  • His movies are one of the greatest encouragements to cinephilia.
  • Cinephilia is more than ever an active passion.
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