/ (ˈləʊˈfaɪ) /
informal (of sound reproduction) of or giving an impression of poor quality
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Word Origin for lo-fi
C20: modelled on hi-fi
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Example sentences from the Web for lo-fi
It is lo-fi and imperfect, but cheap and “significantly better than nothing,” as one adopter in Shanghai said.
Her first starring role came in the 2009 lo-fi indie Exploding Girl, about a young epileptic woman on a summer break from college.Zoe Kazan Talks About Starring in ‘Ruby Sparks,’ Grandfather Elia Kazan, & More|Marlow Stern|July 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST