also Anglophil noun Etymology: French, from anglo- + -phile Date: 1883 a person who greatly admires or favors England and things EnglishAnglophile or Anglophilic adjective

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  • anglophile — [ ɑ̃glɔfil ] adj. et n. • 1829; de anglo et phile ♦ Qui a ou marque de la sympathie pour les Anglais (notamment en politique). N. Un, une anglophile. ⊗ CONTR. Anglophobe. ● anglophile adjectif et nom Qui a de la sympathie pour les Anglais, pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • anglophile — n. 1. 1 an admirer of England and things English. Syn: anglophil [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglophile — (adj.) 1864, in reference to France, from ANGLO (Cf. Anglo ) + PHILE (Cf. phile). Both Anglomania (1787) and Anglophobia (1793) are first attested in writings of Thomas Jefferson …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anglophile — ► NOUN ▪ a person who is fond of or greatly admires England or Britain. DERIVATIVES Anglophilia noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Anglophile — [aŋ′glō fīl΄, aŋ′gləfīl΄] n. [often a ] a person who strongly admires England or its people, culture, customs, influence, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Anglophile — [[t]æ̱ŋgloʊfaɪl[/t]] Anglophiles ADJ GRADED If you describe a non British person as Anglophile, you mean that they admire Britain and British culture. ...a Shakespeare sonnet taught to him by his Anglophile uncle. N COUNT Anglophile is also a… …   English dictionary

  • ANGLOPHILE — adj. des deux genres Qui concerne l’anglophilie. Sentiments anglophiles. Il est aussi employé comme nom. Un anglophile. Une anglophile …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • anglophile — UK [ˈæŋɡləʊˌfaɪl] / US [ˈæŋɡləˌfaɪl] noun [countable] Word forms anglophile : singular anglophile plural anglophiles someone who likes the UK, British people, or British things …   English dictionary

  • anglophile — n. & adj. (also Anglophil) n. a person who is fond of or greatly admires England or the English. adj. being or characteristic of an Anglophile …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anglophile — Anglophilism, n. /ang gleuh fuyl , fil/, n. a person who is friendly to or admires England or English customs, institutions, etc. Also, Anglophil /ang gleuh fil/. [1865 70; ANGLO + PHILE] * * * …   Universalium

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