Italophile

adjective
Ita·​lo·​phile | \ i-ˈta-lə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce Italophile (audio) \

Definition of Italophile

: friendly to or favoring what is Italian

Other Words from Italophile

Italophile noun

First Known Use of Italophile

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Italophile

Share Italophile

Dictionary Entries near Italophile

italicize

Italiote

Italo-

Italophile

Italy

Itanagar

ita palm

Statistics for Italophile

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Italophile

The first known use of Italophile was circa 1902

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Italophile

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Italophile

Comments on Italophile

What made you want to look up Italophile? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a flaw that causes the downfall of a hero

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!