[ zen-uh-fohb, zee-nuh- ]
/ ˈzɛn əˌfoʊb, ˈzi nə- /
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a person who fears or hates foreigners, people from different cultures, or strangers.
a person who fears or dislikes the customs, dress, etc., of people who are culturally different.
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Example sentences from the Web for xenophobe
Spencer, likewise, calls him “my colleague” and has defended him against accusations of being a xenophobe.
Yet Anders Gravers is in fact a bona fide xenophobe whose views are antithetical to freedom.
British Dictionary definitions for xenophobe
/ (ˈzɛnəˌfəʊb) /
a person who hates or fears foreigners or strangers
Word Origin for xenophobe
C20: from Greek, from xeno- + -phobe
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