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Russophobe

[ ruhs-uh-fohb ]

noun

  1. a person who hates or fears Russia or the Russians.


Russophobe

/ ˈrʌsəʊˌfəʊb /

noun

  1. a person who feels intense and often irrational hatred ( Russophobia ) for Russia, or esp the former Soviet Union, its political system, etc


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Derived Forms

  • ˌRussoˈphobic, adjective

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Other Words From

  • Russo·phobi·a noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Russophobe1

First recorded in 1880–85; Russo- + -phobe

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Example Sentences

Mikhalkov couldn't have been too happy about the "Russophobe" Wajda getting the nod for a film about Soviets killing Poles.

Already he had sought to allay the irritation prevalent in Russophobe circles in England.

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