Definitions

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

  • suffix Having a strong affinity or preference for; loving: anemophilous.

Etymologies

From New Latin -philus; see -phile.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Were my memories transferred to him along withmy body?

    Enjoyment

  • Conversations with friends and coworkers inevitibly end withmy issuing of thefollowing statement: If you dont stop getting your 'facts' from right wing talk radio and Fox News we can't have a logical debate.

    Bring Back The Fairness Doctrine!

  • I am quite happy withmy positions and if someone disagrees thier disagrement does not threaten me in the least.

    Culture War in Britain

  • Two years ago I had a goodchat withmy father-n-law, an astute manwho fought in the Battle of the Bulge, one ofthe bloodiest battles the U.S. forces experienced in World War II.

    Worse Than the Great Depression?

  • Cay: josh'ies hormones are under controll yes, im done withmy point i was shot down like usual

    berrywine Diary Entry

  • As I was now informed thatthe actual 'national chairman' had not yet arrived, I decided to wait withmy declaration.

    Mein Kampf

  • I was so identified withmy secret double that I did not even mention the fact in those scanty, fearful whispers we exchanged.

    The Secret Sharer

  • Hill also admits he now regrets his years in the mob, adding "It was alot of fun and exciting, but it wasn't worth the price I had to pay withmy conscience and dealing with the demons".

    Femalefirst.co.uk - Celebrity Gossip + Lifestyle Magazine

  • 'Since taking this job inAugust 2006, I have sat down anddiscussed the season in general withmy chairman, Randy Lerner, attemptingalso to formulate plans for howwe hope to keep improving the clubyear on year.

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • Our last show of our 8 show run of A Midsummer Nights Dream just ended last week and now I have no idea what to do withmy life since I'm not constantly rehersing ...

    AfterEllen.com - Because visibility matters

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