homophile

adjective
ho·​mo·​phile | \ˈhō-mə-ˌfī(-ə)l \

Definition of homophile 

First Known Use of homophile

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for homophile

hom- + -phil entry 2

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homophile

adjective
ho·​mo·​phile | \ˈhō-mə-ˌfīl \

Medical Definition of homophile 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or concerned with homosexuals or homosexuality homophile lifestyles also : being homosexual

homophile

noun

Medical Definition of homophile (Entry 2 of 2)

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