Definition of xenophobic in English:

xenophobic

Syllabification: xen·o·pho·bic
Pronunciation: /ˌzēnəˈfōbik, ˌzenə-
 
/

adjective

Having or showing an intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries: the xenophobic undertones of this argument
More example sentences
  • Bachelors are also more xenophobic than married men, and women of any marital status.
  • There is nothing biased or discriminatory or even vaguely xenophobic about this.
  • It is neither xenophobic nor insular to wish to defend the independence of the United Kingdom.
Synonyms
ultranationalistic, ultranationalist, nationalistic, nationalist, isolationist, jingoistic; parochial, insular; ethnocentric, ethnocentrist, racist, racialist; prejudiced, bigoted, intolerant

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