from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who loves cats.
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- n. A person with ailurophilia; a cat-lover; compare ailurophobe.
They don't really have a choice Born helpless, nude and unable to provide for himself, Lore Sjöberg eventually overcame these handicaps to become an alien, an aileron and an ailurophile.
It would be someone who knew he was an ailurophile ... someone who knew where he lived ... someone who knew he was away from home on that particular morning.
n. & a. (stimulant) causing wakefulness. ailurophile