lo-fi low-fi adjective

  1. informal (of sound reproduction) of or giving an impression of poor quality

Word Origin for lo-fi C20: modelled on hi-fi Examples from the Web for lo-fi Contemporary Examples of lo-fi

  • It is lo-fi and imperfect, but cheap and “significantly better than nothing,” as one adopter in Shanghai said.

    The Chinese Can’t Catch Their Breath

    Brendon Hong

    May 5, 2014

  • Her first starring role came in the 2009 lo-fi indie Exploding Girl, about a young epileptic woman on a summer break from college.

    Zoe Kazan Talks About Starring in ‘Ruby Sparks,’ Grandfather Elia Kazan, & More

    Marlow Stern

    July 26, 2012

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