audiophile

noun
au·​dio·​phile | \ ˈȯ-dē-ō-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce audiophile (audio) \

Definition of audiophile

: a person who is enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction

Examples of audiophile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the discerning design devotee and audiophile, Montblanc’s MB 01 over-ear headphones offer superior sound, style and comfort. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 June 2022 Third Man Records was founded by famous rocker Jack White; its bright yellow turntable makes for a great gift for the audiophile dad. Helena Madden, ELLE Decor, 26 May 2022 Moog is an avid audiophile who knows his way around a mixing board. Joe Otterson, Variety, 5 Apr. 2022 Thanks to the brand’s new X3R transducer and XWB driver, these tiny headphones sound as powerful as much bigger over-ear audiophile models. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 30 Nov. 2021 Choose from the always on-trend Apple AirPods Pro wireless headphones (now $60 off), or pick up an audiophile's dream Bose Bluetooth speaker. Brittany Vincent, SELF, 18 Mar. 2022 Given the price tag that should be expected, but fitting everything on an audiophile’s wish list into one pair of headphones is a feat that should not be overlooked no matter the cost. Micah Singleton, Billboard, 6 Jan. 2022 The name Axel Grell may not mean anything to you but in the audiophile world, his name is mentioned in hushed tones. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 Now Axel Grell has left Sennheiser to set up his own company with the sole aim of producing a pair of true wireless earbuds that have active noise cancelation that can deliver audiophile-quality sound that aims to beat the competition into pulp. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of audiophile

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for audiophile

audio- + -phile entry 1

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16 Jun 2022

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“Audiophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audiophile. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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