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- n. The hatred or fear of England and anything English (or British).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Intense dread of, or aversion to, England or the English.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An intense hatred or fear of England, or of whatever is English.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs
Anglophobia is always liable to reversal, hence that fairly common spectacle, the pacifist of one war who is a bellicist in the next.
The bad-tempered Cooper, says Mr. Richardson, had "paranoia: paranoia made for Anglophobia, the only form of patriotism that he permitted himself."
One son threatens to beat his ass with his head and one daughter is given to candid Anglophobia.
The diversionary tactic of arguing that anyone arguing the anti-Islamist case is tarring 'All 1.5 Billion Muslims with The Same Brush!!' must now be sent to the rhetorical dustbin, along with the 'We Didn't Call IRA Terrorists' Catholic 'Terrorists!!' and the 'Muslims are the New Jews!!' devices, beloved of the Guardian crowd in their Anglophobia and naivity.
The Thatcher years also fed an ancient undercurrent of Anglophobia.
Thoreau in the context of early national Anglophobia in
England; for rabid, I see you are; I read Anglophobia in your looks, and hear it in your words.
This legacy alone is enough to inspire virulent Anglophobia in any democracy-loving American.
I was surprised at the number of Englishmen I met who complained of the Anglophobia of the Scots- one in particular was upset that most Scots felt that it was only a small minority of the population that was responsible and failed to appreciate the subtle ways in which the media and wider society perpetuated prejudice.
This imbalance, combined with British charm, confirmed Adams's basic Anglophobia.