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sci-fi

[sahy-fahy] /ˈsaɪˈfaɪ/ Informal.
adjective
1.
of or relating to science fiction:
a writer of sci-fi books.
noun
Origin of sci-fi
1950-1955
1950-55; by shortening
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  • The problem with hotels is that they have a lot of non-gamers in them, too -- and not just sci-fi people.

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British Dictionary definitions for sci-fi

sci-fi

/ˈsaɪˌfaɪ/
noun
1.
short for science fiction
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for sci-fi

sci-fi

modifier

: sci-fi fans secretly crave

noun

Science fiction (1955+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for sci-fi

sci-fi

science fiction
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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