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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A film or movie enthusiast.
  • n. A person involved in filmmaking.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of cineast.

Etymologies

French cinéaste, from ciné, cinema, short for cinéma; see cinema.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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