Definition of xenophile in English:


Pronunciation /ˈzenəfīl/ /ˈzɛnəfaɪl/


  • An individual who is attracted to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures.

    ‘Make half of them xenophobes, and the other half xenophiles.’
    • ‘Add to this a UK music press obsessed with novelty in the post-punk era, and you've got a microwave recipe for compartmentalization via xenophile adoration.’
    • ‘And the language itself, even the most fervent xenophile does not find Icelandic easy.’