sci-fi

[sahy-fahy]Informal.

adjective

of or relating to science fiction: a writer of sci-fi books.

noun


Nearby words

  1. schüffner's dot,
  2. schüller's disease,
  3. schütz,
  4. schütz rule,
  5. schütz, heinrich,
  6. sci-tech,
  7. sci.,
  8. sciaenid,
  9. sciaenoid,
  10. sciage

Origin of sci-fi

First recorded in 1950–55; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for sci-fi

sci-fi

noun

short for science fiction
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