mov·​ie·​go·​er ˈmü-vē-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce moviegoer (audio)
ˈmü-vē-ˌgō-iŋ How to pronounce moviegoer (audio)
noun often attributive

Examples of moviegoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are moviegoers who only know him for those previous two Oscar-winning satires. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 18 May 2024 In the 1980s, for example, DeVries Friend began broadcasting sound over FM airwaves so moviegoers could listen from their cars’ speakers. Tiney Ricciardi, The Denver Post, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for moviegoer 

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moviegoer was in 1916

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“Moviegoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


mov·​ie·​go·​er -ˌgō(-ə)r How to pronounce moviegoer (audio)
: a person who frequently attends the movies

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