Phil

[fil]

phil-

  1. variant of philo- before a vowel: philanthropy.

-phil

  1. variant of -phile: eosinophil.

phil.

Phil.

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Contemporary Examples of phil

Historical Examples of phil

  • "By their improperly intelligent expression," returned Phil.

    Malbone

    Thomas Wentworth Higginson

  • "Not now," said Phil, patting his shoulder, with imperturbable good-nature.

    Malbone

    Thomas Wentworth Higginson

  • Phil wants to go to Eton, but I know what Eton is: poor fellow!

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • But will you promise me, Phil, whatever she says—you won't let her provoke you this day.

  • They call me a beau and a buck, a slasher and dasher, and flourishing Phil.


British Dictionary definitions for phil

phil.

abbreviation for
  1. philosophy
  2. philharmonic

Phil.

abbreviation for
  1. Philippians
  2. Philippines
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Philharmonic
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