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Anglophobe

Syllabification: An·glo·phobe
Pronunciation: /ˈaNGɡləˌfōb
 
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Definition of Anglophobe in English:

noun

A person having a strong dislike of England or Britain.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps England fans shouldn't be allowed flags at all then sour Anglophobes like him wouldn't get so ruffled.
  • Steeped in the rhythms and traditions of the English language, a Londoner to the core, Cox nevertheless presented himself as an Anglophobe.
  • A friend, one of Britain's sharpest comedy writers and a militant football Anglophobe, will recite the great Peter Jones radio commentary with misty-eyed glee.

Derivatives

Anglophobia

1
Pronunciation: /ˌaNGɡləˈfōbēə/
noun
Example sentences
  • Vast fortunes were made out of the Irish Famine, almost invariably by Irish people who shut up and joined the chorus of Anglophobia.
  • His nationalism was as expansive as his cosmopolitanism, and he railed in equal measure against the narrowness of native deriders of Scotland and the shallowness of Anglophobia.
  • Yet anti-English feeling remains a barrier to such celebration - and Anglophobia isn't confined to foreigners.

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