Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who admires England, its people, and its culture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Friendly to England and English institutions; fond of English social life, manners, customs, etc.
  • noun One who admires or is friendly to England; a lover or admirer of English institutions, social life, manners, customs, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an admirer of England and things English.

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

  • noun an admirer of England and things English

Etymologies

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Anglo- + -phile

Examples

  • An '' 'Anglophile' '' is someone who loves England and appreciates its historical significance.

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  • It's no secret that HotelChatter is a total Anglophile, meaning we're a bit obsessed with anything British, even going so far as to hire a

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  • An '' 'Anglophile' '' is someone who loves England and appreciates its historical significance.

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  • "Moreover, I can't think of any other 'minority' of which this is remotely true, unless it were to be the other minority from which I can claim descent: people of British or Anglophile provenance."

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  • Meanwhile, his Anglophile secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton, hoped he would refuse to see the upstart ambassador.

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  • And Tonic Stress is not an Anglophile cocktail -- served up with an olive and a twist of lemon -- at the Bar Hemingway in the Ritz Hotel ....

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  • An Anglophile who studied a the London School of Economics, his strong connections to Britain will no doubt be of great interest to many.12.10am: You can read a profile of Saif, written by the Guardian's Middle East Editor, Ian Black, here.12.16am: The fall-out from events in Libya appears to be taking a toll among representatives of the regime abroad.

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  • "Moreover, I can't think of any other 'minority' of which this is remotely true, unless it were to be the other minority from which I can claim descent: people of British or Anglophile provenance."

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  • Since discovering the BBC some years ago, John has become an obsessive Anglophile.

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  • It's nice to see the Queen of Pop so flustered that the Anglophile has to pause to elucidate the difference between "who" and "whom."

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