One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An enthusiast for or devotee of video recordings or video technology.
- ‘From computer hackers to ham radio operators, from audio and videophiles to hot rodders, enthusiast cultures have often proved integral to the lives of technologies.’
- ‘Despite the average transfer, the casual viewer should be happy enough with picture quality, but videophiles may want to seek out the collected first season instead.’
- ‘No release date was cited, but Silver was clearly excited about it, since it will bring easy calibration to the mass market, not just videophiles.’
- ‘Overall it has a very nice look, not worthy of complaint except from the more finicky of videophiles and DVD reviewers who look for such minor flaws as part of their job.’
- ‘Not to quash anyone's prayers to Santa for a flat-screen TV, but wouldn't you rather fork over $25 for a DVD for the videophile on your list?’
- ‘When you make a product designed for a videophile, he wants to know that you've spent as many hours staring at the flat screen as he does.’
- ‘There's some occasional edge enhancement, but only the nerdiest of videophiles will find cause to complain.’
- ‘Hard-core videophiles are always looking for perfection, and movies like this and Traffic raise interesting questions of what we should expect from video transfers.’
- ‘But does a well-stocked video collection denote a cinephile or just a videophile?’
- ‘I know many videophiles will be aghast, but my concern in changing ratios stems from butchering widescreen to pan and scan.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.