xenophobe

   (ZEN-oh-fohb) [Greek] A person who is afraid of or distrusts strangers or foreigners.
   Calling Wilson a “blind, deaf Don Quixote” and Clemenceau a xenophobeTime, March 29, 1999.

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  • xénophobe — [ gzenɔfɔb ] adj. et n. • 1903; de xéno et phobe ♦ Hostile aux étrangers, à tout ce qui vient de l étranger. ⇒ chauvin. Attitude xénophobe. N. Un, une xénophobe. Les racistes et les xénophobes. ⊗ CONTR. Xénophile. ● xénophobe adjectif et nom Qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Xenophobe — may refer to:* Xenophobia, the fear of people who are different from one s self. * Xenophobe (video game), a 1987 video game.ee also* Xenophobe s Guides …   Wikipedia

  • xenophobe — (n.) 1897, from XENO (Cf. xeno ) foreign, strange + PHOBE (Cf. phobe). As an adjective from 1908 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Xenophobe — Xénophobie La xénophobie est une hostilité systématique ou irrationnelle à l égard de l’étranger, essentiellement motivée par sa nationalité, sa culture, sa religion, son idéologie, son origine géographique[1]. La xénophobie peut se manifester… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • xenophobe — xenophobia ► NOUN ▪ intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries. DERIVATIVES xenophobe noun xenophobic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • xenophobe — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1922 one unduly fearful of what is foreign and especially of people of foreign origin • xenophobic adjective • xenophobically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • XÉNOPHOBE — adj. des deux genres Qui est hostile aux étrangers, aux importations étrangères …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • xenophobe — /zen euh fohb , zee neuh /, n. a person who fears or hates foreigners, strange customs, etc. [1910 15; XENO + PHOBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • xenophobe — noun One who fears that which is unknown; one who fears people who are different from oneself, especially in the case of foreign people Ant: xenophile See Also: xenophobia …   Wiktionary

  • xenophobe — xe·no·phobe zen ə .fōb, zēn n one unduly fearful of what is foreign and esp. of people of foreign origin xe·no·pho·bic .zen ə fō bik, .zēn adj …   Medical dictionary

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