Definition of sci-fi in English:

sci-fi

noun

informal
  • short for science fiction
    • ‘Are there any more sexy, campy, sci-fi fantasy movies like this out there?’
    • ‘All of the sudden, this alien bothered me much more than any creepy creature from a sci-fi movie.’
    • ‘And small wonder it fired the imagination of the sci-fi immigrants, who imagined a new frontier in outer space.’
    • ‘Due to the sci-fi nature of the game, most of the secondary fire functions have some pretty radical side effects.’
    • ‘Yes, my friend and I came up with that when we were having a sci-fi movie marathon.’
    • ‘It's a pleasant change to have a sci-fi movie directed by a woman, with a woman's touch.’
    • ‘They were a success since science fiction fans could easily take part in a distinct sci-fi community and culture.’
    • ‘This is not a sci-fi matter, but a scientific one connected with real physical phenomena.’
    • ‘From sci-fi stuff to lots of laughs to reality shows with a twist, it's couch potato heaven.’
    • ‘It's just a very grim and gritty setting for a sci-fi vision of the near future.’
    • ‘Facial recognition may sound to many people like the topic of a B-rated sci-fi movie.’
    • ‘It appears as an overly elaborate annex or perhaps a sci-fi installation.’
    • ‘When I read the script, I didn't see it as a sci-fi movie, because it was so human.’
    • ‘The entire city looked like something from a sci-fi book cover.’
    • ‘And I think he wanted to do it because he had spent a lot of time in period costume and relished the idea of a sci-fi movie.’
    • ‘The first one was a sci-fi crossed with an action thriller, and we both agreed that it sucked.’
    • ‘While it sounded like something out of a cheesy sci-fi movie, it was a danger Edward had to avoid.’
    • ‘My first explanation is my theory for the sci-fi physics of the electromagnetic storm.’
    • ‘If you're really itching for a good sci-fi game with a good sense of humor, then look no further.’
    • ‘In fact, that it isn't, really, a sci-fi film makes it so successful.’

Pronunciation:

sci-fi

/ˈsīˌfī/