sci-fi

adjective
\ ˈsī-ˈfī How to pronounce sci-fi (audio) \

Definition of sci-fi

: of, relating to, or being science fiction a sci-fi film

Other Words from sci-fi

sci-fi noun

First Known Use of sci-fi

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sci-fi

shortened from science fiction

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“Sci-fi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sci-fi. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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