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[ang-gluh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌæŋ gləˈfoʊ bi ə/
a hatred or fear of England or anything English.
Origin of Anglophobia
An Americanism dating back to 1785-95; Anglo- + -phobia
Related forms
[ang-gluh-foh-bee-ak] /ˌæŋ gləˈfoʊ biˌæk/ (Show IPA),
Anglophobic, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was appalled at the outburst of Anglophobia and war-talk which followed the message.

  • And as to the name itself, there is hydrophobia, and photophobia, and Anglophobia—so why not microbophobia?

  • He practically admitted that the Anglophobia so common on the continent of Europe is the outcome of jealousy.

  • As for the Anglophobia, the Englishman who thinks the less of him for that must have very poor and unhappy brains.

    The Human Comedy Honore de Balzac
  • Apparently the amount of Anglophobia was not portentous, when it came to putting this emotion to the test of counting heads.

  • Anglophobia, as a national and popular sentiment, is perhaps more ardent in the United States than amongst us.

    Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards
  • I need scarcely adduce further evidence of the fact that Anglophobia is still a power in the land, if not the power it once was.

  • It is often forgotten that this time was not in France a period of Anglophobia, but of Anglomania.

  • Baroudi had been brought up in an atmosphere of Anglophobia.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • On another occasion, the same critic tells us, Douglas "raved an hour about democracy and Anglophobia and universal empire."

    Stephen Arnold Douglas William Garrott Brown
Word Origin and History for Anglophobia

1793, from Anglo- + -phobia. Related: Anglophobe; Anglophobic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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