homophile

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

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 How to pronounce homophile (audio) \

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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