American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A film or movie enthusiast.
- n. A person involved in filmmaking.
- n. alternative spelling of cineast.
- French cinéaste, from ciné, cinema, short for cinéma; see cinema. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A cineaste is a filmmaker that is informed by a love of the cinema, whereas as a cinephile is a mere admirer of film.”
“Cutting a trailer like this obviously tries to reach a particular kind of cineaste but not even a slovenly, perverted ape would find this amusing or interesting.”
“They bring perfect pitch in this French cineaste in which Michel Hazanavicius celebrates the coming of sound to Hollywood.”
“Unless you're an obssessive cineaste with trainspotting tendencies, there's little sense in ticking off the Roman locations from Fellini's films, the places associated with il maestro's life.”
“I can sort of understand Scorsese - the ultimate cineaste as filmmaker - wanting to venture into a new cinematic realm and doing it with what is, essentially, a children's movie.”
“Some of my cineaste friends (you know who you are) find this perplexing, given the genre proximity of SF and horror.”
“One such Samaritan cineaste is filmmaker, teacher and Film-Makers' Cooperative director M.M. Serra.”
“But it's in my Top 10 and it's in the Top 20 of almost every hardcore cineaste I know.”
“He's also a serious cineaste (we see him renting Criterion's La Strada) and when he chats with her about films, he's says his favorite movie of all time is Misoguchi's Tokyo Story.”
“Loving Louise Brooks features Pesle as a young cineaste obsessed with the silent film star.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘cineaste’.
Some more words for intermediate and advanced spellers.
Words I've heard/read in use, words being learnt, words that I want to eventually use in everyday language, words that are high-brow and elitist and scholarly and obscure, words that display the wo...
Looking for tweets for cineaste.