Definition of cli-fi in English:

cli-fi

Pronunciation /ˈklīˌfī/ /ˈklaɪˌfaɪ/

noun

  • A genre of fiction that deals with the impacts of climate change and global warming.

    • ‘cli-fi, like the science behind it, often presents bleak visions of the future’

Origin

Early 21st century short for climate fiction or climate change fiction, on the pattern of sci-fi.