Anglophile

[ ang-gluh-fahyl, -fil ]
/ ˈæŋ gləˌfaɪl, -fɪl /

noun

a person who is friendly to or admires England or English customs, institutions, etc.

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Also An·glo·phil [ang-gluh-fil] /ˈæŋ glə fɪl/.

Origin of Anglophile

First recorded in 1865–70; Anglo- + -phile

OTHER WORDS FROM Anglophile

An·glo·phil·ism, noun
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Anglophile

Anglophil

/ (ˈæŋɡləʊfɪl, -ˌfaɪl) /

noun

a person having admiration for England or the English

adjective

marked by or possessing such admiration

Derived forms of Anglophile

Anglophilia (ˌæŋɡləʊˈfɪlɪə), nounAnglophiliac (ˌæŋɡləʊˈfɪlɪˌæk) or Anglophilic (ˌæŋɡləʊˈfɪlɪk), adjective
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