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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dɪs.kəʊˈfɪ.li.ə/, /-kə-/, /-ˈfɪ.ljə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌdɪs.koʊˈfɪ.ljə/, /-kə-/, /-ˈfɪ.li.ə/
- Rhymes: -fɪliə, -fɪljə
- Hyphenation: dis‧co‧phi‧lia
- The love of recorded music.
- 1980, New York, volume 13, New York, N.Y.: New York Magazine Co., ISSN 0028-7369, OCLC 1760010, page 43:
- 1993, Giveon Cornfield, Note-Perfect: Thirty Years in Classical Music Recordings, Honolulu, Hi.: Chaminade University Press, OCLC 37162468:
- A library ladder stood by the record shelves, and nearby was the gramophone, a quality modern intrument housed in a console. It had louvered doors to control the volume and direction of sound, as in a church organ. I was smitten! I know that it was on that afternoon so long ago that I contracted incurable discophilia.
- 2007 July, Nabeel Zuberi, “Is This the Future?: Black Music and Technology Discourse”, in Science Fiction Studies, volume 34, number 2, Terre Haute, Ind.: Department of English, Indiana State University, ISSN 0091-7729, OCLC 819186858, page 288:
- That insight extends to other musical forms and styles in the age of recording. One of the pleasures in reading Paul Gilroy, for example, is the revelation of his discophilia.