vid·​eo·​phile | \ ˈvi-dē-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce videophile (audio) \

Definition of videophile

: a person fond of video especially : one interested in video equipment or in producing videos

Examples of videophile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gamers, videophiles, streamers and households with multiple people using multiple devices will need a plan that offers speeds up to 100Mbps. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, "Best internet deals to save money and maximize speed," 20 Feb. 2020 The company on Monday unveiled the HU80KA, a 4K laser projector, to lure in videophiles. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Samsung Unveils 146-Inch TV," 8 Jan. 2018 Videophiles praise the social aspects of video store culture, the kitschy artwork on VHS boxes and even compare the distortions of video tracking to the hiss and pop of vinyl albums. Atlanta Life, ajc, "Surprising ‘Universal Harvester’ ponders how one finds meaning in life," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of videophile

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Videophile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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