Amer·​i·​can·​o·​phile | \ ə-ˌmer-ə-ˈka-nə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce Americanophile (audio) , -ˌmər-ə-, -ˌme-rə- \
plural Americanophiles

Definition of Americanophile

: 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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