- The love of the country, culture or people of England.
But now, as a company with the word "British" in its name pisses apocalyptic quantities of oil into the ocean, and CEO Tony Hayward pops up on the news to make tactless statements in a British accent, anglophilia is shrivelling.
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Anglophilia — n. 1. exaggerated admiration for England and English customs. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Anglophilia — [aŋ΄glō fil′ē ə, aŋ΄gləfil′ē ə] n. [often a ] extreme admiration for England or its people, culture, customs, influence, etc … English World dictionary
Anglophilia — An Anglophile is a person who is fond of English culture and England in general. [ [http://www.bartleby.com/61/50/A0305000.html The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.2000.] ] Its antonym is Anglophobe. [… … Wikipedia
Anglophilia — Anglophile ► NOUN ▪ a person who is fond of or greatly admires England or Britain. DERIVATIVES Anglophilia noun … English terms dictionary
Anglophilia — noun Date: 1896 unusual admiration or partiality for England, English ways, or things English • Anglophiliac adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
Anglophilia — Anglophiliac /ang gleuh fil ee ak /, Anglophilic, adj. /ang gleuh fil ee euh/, n. a strong admiration or enthusiasm for England, its people, and things English. [1895 90; ANGLO + PHILIA] * * * … Universalium
anglophilia — love or fondness for England or the English Love and Attraction … Phrontistery dictionary
Anglophilia — n. admiration for England or things which are English in nature … English contemporary dictionary
anglophilia — an·glo·phil·ia … English syllables
Anglophilia — noun admiration for Britain and British customs (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑Anglophobia • Derivationally related forms: ↑Anglophilic • Hypernyms: ↑admiration, ↑esteem * * * … Useful english dictionary