cinemagoer

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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The 10 best horror films of 2019," 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, "Watch Color Out of Space director Richard Stanley recommend some predictably weird movies," 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, "Saws, hostels, and human centipedes: A long and unpleasant history of torture porn," 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, "Dwayne Johnson was seriously ill when he shot his part in The Mummy Returns," 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, "Russia Box Office: Local-Language Disney Film Beats Controversial 'Matilda'," 30 Oct. 2017 A cinemagoer can't ask for much more than that, and over and over Demme delivered. Corey Atad, Esquire, "Jonathan Demme Was a Director Whose Films Were Defined by Intimacy," 26 Apr. 2017

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1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Cinemagoer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinemagoer. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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