Americanophile

noun

Amer·​i·​can·​o·​phile ə-ˌmer-ə-ˈka-nə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce Americanophile (audio)
-ˌmər-ə-,
-ˌme-rə-
plural Americanophiles
: a person who greatly admires or favors America or things from American culture
And, just as he lusts for European civility and cultural awareness, the journalist Jeanne, an Americanophile who always dreamed of watching Pacific sunsets, is, in turn, attracted by U.S.-style directness and verve.Michael Wilmington, Los Angeles Times, 9 Oct. 1992

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“Americanophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Americanophile. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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