Definition of arctophily in English:


Pronunciation /-ˈtäfilē/


See arctophile

‘The word arctophily is a combination of two Greek words that mean ‘bear’ and ‘love.’’
  • ‘Such pricey bears are a sign of a new phenomenon: arctophily, or bear collecting.’
  • ‘Our arctophily extends to collecting items showing Teddy Bears as well as books, but is clearly focused towards offering lonely Teddy Bears a new home.’