Francophile

adjective

Fran·​co·​phile ˈfraŋ-kə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce Francophile (audio)
-kō-
variants or Francophil
: markedly friendly to France or French culture
Francophile noun
Francophilia noun

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Francophile was in 1887

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“Francophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Francophile. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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Francophile

adjective
Fran·​co·​phile ˈfraŋ-kə-ˌfīl How to pronounce Francophile (audio)
variants or Francophil
: very friendly to France or French culture
Francophile noun
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