cinephile

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noun cine·phile \ˈsi-nə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of cinephile

  1. :  a devotee of motion pictures

Origin and Etymology of cinephile

French cinéphile, from ciné + -phile


First Known Use: 1963

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