Definition of cinephile
: a devotee of motion pictures
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Every cinephile and spy wannabe has pondered the immortal question: Who's the one, true James Bond?
Cedia vendors claim that no self-respecting audio- or cinephile can survive with just a $50,000 plasma screen and some outrageously expensive audio gear.
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Origin and Etymology of cinephile
French cinéphile, from ciné + -phile
First Known Use: 1963
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