videophile

noun

vid·​eo·​phile ˈvi-dē-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce videophile (audio)
: 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, 20 Feb. 2020 The company on Monday unveiled the HU80KA, a 4K laser projector, to lure in videophiles. Chris Morris, Fortune, 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, 28 Apr. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of videophile was in 1966

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“Videophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/videophile. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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