Anglophilia

noun

An·​glo·​phil·​ia ˌaŋ-glə-ˈfi-lē-ə How to pronounce Anglophilia (audio)
: unusual admiration or partiality for England, English ways, or things English
Anglophiliac adjective

Examples of Anglophilia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s all trussed up in the delectable package of Anglophilia, with its odes to shadowy libraries, pub trips, endless cups of tea, and the pedestrian ease of navigating London. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 29 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anglophilia was in 1896

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“Anglophilia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglophilia. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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