cinemagoer

noun

cin·​e·​ma·​go·​er ˈsi-nə-mə-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce cinemagoer (audio)

Examples of cinemagoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web John Wick: Chapter 4 has been welcomed positively by critics and audiences, including cinemagoers at this year's SXSW in Austin where Stahelski and Reeves were on hand to witness the reception. Clark Collis, EW.com, 22 Mar. 2023 However, it was given a Category III rating, meaning that it can only be shown to cinemagoers aged 18 or over. Patrick Frater, Variety, 21 Mar. 2023 Cocaine Bear laid out line after line of cinemagoers, bringing in $28.4 million globally, according to Deadline. Vulture, 26 Feb. 2023 Doctor Sleep Inexplicably shunned by cinemagoers, director Mike Flanagan’s movie is both a handsome sequel to Kubrick’s The Shining and very much own its own deliciously weird thing. Clark Collis, EW.com, 23 Dec. 2019 Richard Stanley‘s new horror film, the Nicolas Cage-starring Color Out of Space, is currently warping the minds of cinemagoers around the country. Clark Collis, EW.com, 28 Jan. 2020 Further evidence that the taste of cinemagoers is changing comes when Wan and Whannell recombine and score a hit with the ghost tale Insidious, released April 1. Clark Collis, EW.com, 29 Jan. 2020 That movie reunited the stars of the previous movie — Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, — while also introducing cinemagoers to Dwayne Johnson, who made his movie debut as The Scorpion King. Clark Collis, EW.com, 24 July 2019 The opening of the controversial movie was accompanied by false bomb threats to theaters and evacuations of cinemagoers. Nick Holdsworth, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cinemagoer was in 1913

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“Cinemagoer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinemagoer. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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