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


Next Word in the Dictionary: cinedance
Previous Word in the Dictionary: cine
All Words Near: cineast

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up cineast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).