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sci-fi

[sahy-fahy]Informal.
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adjective
  1. of or relating to science fiction: a writer of sci-fi books.
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noun
  1. science fiction.
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Origin of sci-fi

First recorded in 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.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for sci-fi

sci-fi

noun
  1. short for science fiction
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