-philiac

1 of 2

noun combining form

1
: one having a tendency toward
hemophiliac
2
: one having an abnormal appetite or liking for
coprophiliac

-philiac

2 of 2

adjective combining form

1
: having an abnormal appetite or liking for
pedophiliac
2
: having admiration or partiality for
Anglophiliac

Word History

Etymology

Noun combining form

New Latin -philia + Greek -akos, adjective suffix

Dictionary Entries Near -philiac

Cite this Entry

“-philiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-philiac. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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