homophile

adjective
ho·​mo·​phile | \ ˈhō-mə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce homophile (audio) \

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Examples of homophile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the rise of the fledgling homophile movement in the 1950s, activists began publicly contemplating the idea. New York Times, 30 May 2021

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homophile. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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homophile

adjective
ho·​mo·​phile | \ ˈhō-mə-ˌfīl How to pronounce homophile (audio) \

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