- of, relating to, or characteristic of such apparatus; high-fidelity.
Origin of hi-fi
Examples from the Web for hi-fi
Contemporary Examples of hi-fi
But there's more to the businessman than just his love of hi-fi, as Jacob Bernstein reports.Newsweek's New Owner: The 92-Year-Old Wunderkind
August 4, 2010
Historical Examples of hi-fi
The players were projectors of full-color, hi-fi sound, tri-di pictures.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
He punched a button on the chair and the 600-dollar hi-fi selected a random tape.The Syndic
I played some hi-fi records, things she liked, until she fell asleep.The Trial of Callista Blake
"That's what I thought," I said, getting up to switch on the hi-fi.
Just to keep the mood the same, I turned on my hi-fi and drew the loveseat up in front of the desk in my study.
- short for high fidelity
- (as modifier)hi-fi equipment
- a set of high-quality sound-reproducing equipment
1947, abbreviation of high fidelity (1934), of radio recievers, in reference to their quality of sound reproduction. Hi as an advertiser's phonetic shortening of high is attested by 1914.