audiophile
noun Date: 1951 a person who is enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction

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  • audiophile — [ odjofil ] n. • v. 1980; de audio et phile ♦ Rare Amateur d électroacoustique et spécialt de haute fidélité. Les mélomanes et les audiophiles. ● audiophile nom Personne passionnée par l électroacoustique. audiophile [odjofil] …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • audiophile — 1951, originally in High Fidelity magazine, from AUDIO (Cf. audio ) + PHILE (Cf. phile) …   Etymology dictionary

  • audiophile — [ô′dē ō fīl΄, ô′dē əfīl΄] n. a devotee of high fidelity sound reproduction, as from recordings …   English World dictionary

  • Audiophile — An audiophile, from Latin audio [ [http://www.askoxford.com/concise oed/audio audio ] , Compact Oxford Dictionary, Accessed 2007 05 11] I hear and Greek philos [ [http://www.askoxford.com/results/?view=dict freesearch=phile branch=13842570… …   Wikipedia

  • Audiophile — Un audiophile: Du latin audire (entendre) et du grec philein (aimer), désigne habituellement un amateur de Hi fi mais dont l objectif peut dévier d une quête de haute fidélité vers celle, essentiellement subjective, de satisfaction auditive.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • audiophile — /aw dee euh fuyl /, n. a person who is especially interested in high fidelity sound reproduction. [1950 55; AUDIO + PHILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • audiophile — noun /ˌɔː.di.əʊˈfaɪl/ A person with an interest in high fidelity sound reproduction and its associated technology. See Also: videophile, bibliophile …   Wiktionary

  • audiophile — one who loves accurately reproduced recorded sound Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • audiophile — au·di·o·phile || ɔːdɪəʊfaɪl n. lover of hi fi sound reproduction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • audiophile — noun a hi fi enthusiast …   English new terms dictionary

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