- The definition of a cinephile is a loyal fan of movies.
An example of cinephile is someone who watches a movie every day.
cinephile definition by Webster's New World
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a devotee of films
Origin: French cinéphile ; from cinéma, cinema plush -phile, -phile
cinephile definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A film or movie enthusiast.
Origin: French cinéphile : ciné, cinema; see cineaste + -phile, -phile.