Islamophobia

[ is-lah-muh-foh-bee-uh, iz‐ ]
/ ɪsˌlɑ məˈfoʊ bi ə, ɪz‐ /

noun

an aversion or hostility to, disdain for, or fear of Islam or Muslims: The graffiti and other property damage at the mosque was motivated by Islamophobia.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of Islamophobia

First recorded in 1920–25; Islam + -o- + -phobia

usage note for Islamophobia

OTHER WORDS FROM Islamophobia

Is·lam·o·pho·bic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Islamophobia

British Dictionary definitions for Islamophobia

Islamophobia
/ (ˌɪzlɑːməˈfəʊbɪə) /

noun

hatred or fear of Muslims or of their politics or culture

Derived forms of Islamophobia

Islamophobic, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012