musicophile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

music +‎ -o- +‎ -phile

Noun[edit]

musicophile (plural musicophiles)

  1. One who loves music.
    • 2015 August 27, “Layman versus Professional Musician: Who Makes the Better Judge?”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0135394:
      For instance, the methods used to examine the evaluation of pitch accuracy as a technical component of singing could easily be adapted to examine more general aspects, such as music preferences among musicophiles and non-musicophiles and would thus contribute to a better understanding of music perception and appreciation.

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