Anglophile

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Anglo- +‎ -phile

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Anglophile (plural Anglophiles)

  1. A person who loves or admires the country, culture or people of England. [from the 19th c.]

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Anglophile (not comparable)

  1. English loving; admiring English culture.
    • 1956, Anthony Burgess, Time for a Tiger (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 34:
      Sultan Mansor became Anglophile, wore tweeds even in his own palace, was graciously received by Queen Victoria, adopted as his state anthem a Mendelssohnian salon piece composed by the late Prince Consort[.]

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