cineast


cine·ast

noun \ˈsi-nē-ˌast, -nē-əst\

Definition of CINEAST

:  a devotee of motion pictures; also :  moviemaker

Variants of CINEAST

cine·ast or cine·aste \-ˌast\ or ciné·aste \-ˌast\

Origin of CINEAST

French cinéaste, from ciné + -aste (as in enthousiaste enthusiast)
First Known Use: 1926

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