[ zen-uh-foh-bik, zee-nuh‐ ]
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  1. relating to or exhibiting fear or hatred of foreigners, people from different cultures, or strangers.

  2. relating to or exhibiting fear or dislike of the customs, dress, etc., of people who are culturally different.

Origin of xenophobic

First recorded in 1910–15; xenophob(ia) + -ic

Other words from xenophobic

  • xen·o·pho·bi·cal·ly, adverb

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