homophobe

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒməˌfəʊb], [ˈhəʊməˌfəʊb]
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Etymology 1[edit]

Originally:

homo- (same; man) +‎ -phobe

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Noun[edit]

homophobe (plural homophobes)

  1. A person who fears sameness.
  2. A person who fears men.

Etymology 2[edit]

Recent definition:

Back-formation from homophobia., equivalent to homo (homosexual) +‎ -phobe

Noun[edit]

homophobe (plural homophobes)

  1. A person who is opposed to homosexuals and homosexuality.
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Adjective[edit]

homophobe

  1. inflected form of homophob