Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who dislikes or fears England, its people, or its culture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who hates or fears (or has an aversion to) England, its people or anything English.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a person who hates England and everything English.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who hates or fears England or the English. Also called Anglophobist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who hates England and everything English

Etymologies

From Anglo- + -phobe. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On 11th July he promised to recall the Anglophobe Governor of San Domingo; but he declared the island to be in so distracted a state that both Spaniards and British would probably be expelled.

    William Pitt and the Great War

  • Old North Church for fear of being called an "Anglophobe,"

    News & Record Article Feed

  • Normally Churchill would never reveal to a foreign civilian his secret war plans—particularly not an Irish American who might be a closet Anglophobe.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • I'm not an Anglophobe, but I wonder why so many of your recommendations are for British authors.

    Are British or American Writers Better?

  • I'm not a knee-jerk Anglophobe Irish nationalist but your suggestion of what's good for the Irish is very reminiscent of those nostalgists for apartheid who blame all the ills of modern South Africa on the decline of white rule.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Vince Cable is an Anglophobe that lumps English Nationalists in with white supremecists and islamic fundamentalists because they are a threat to his cushy career in British politics.

    Iain Dale's Guide to the LibDem Deputy Leadership Race

  • I once told a rather shocked English journalist that the only way to live in London as an American was to become an Anglophobe.

    A Special Relationship

  • Seward, every bit as aggressive as Palmerston, was an expansionist and an Anglophobe who, before Lincoln's inauguration, had toyed with the idea of picking a fight with England as a way of uniting America and averting a civil war.

    America's First Dynasty

  • Practically, he was an Anglophobe, hating the British government “in everything but its theory,” as Ames observed.

    Alexander Hamilton, American

  • Of course, that set Nehru on his path to also becoming not only an Anglophobe, but also, in many ways, English in his habits as well as his tastes as well as his predilection.

    Nehru: A Tryst with Destiny

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