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

Definition of cinemagoer

Examples of cinemagoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cinemagoer.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of cinemagoer

1913, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cinemagoer

Statistics for cinemagoer

Last Updated

23 Apr 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for cinemagoer

The first known use of cinemagoer was in 1913

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on cinemagoer

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with cinemagoer

Comments on cinemagoer

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


a strong desire or propensity

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!