Definition of xenophobic in English:


Syllabification: xen·o·pho·bic
Pronunciation: /zenəˈfōbik
, ˌzēnəˈfōbik/


Having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against 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.
ultranationalistic, ultranationalist, nationalistic, nationalist, isolationist, jingoistic;
parochial, insular;
ethnocentric, ethnocentrist, racist, racialist;
prejudiced, bigoted, intolerant

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