Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hi-fi”

hi-fi

noun uk   /ˈhaɪ.faɪ/ us  
[C or U] electronic equipment used to play recorded sound, especially music: I've just bought a new hi-fi. hi-fi equipmentAudio and video equipment [U] abbreviation for high fidelityAudio and video equipment
(Definition of hi-fi from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hi-fi?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “hi-fi”

Definitions of “hi-fi” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

flair

natural ability to do something well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More