See also: phil, phil-, -phil, phil., and Phil.

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Shortened from Philip, from Ancient Greek Φίλιππος (Phílippos), which see for more information.

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Phil

  1. A short form of the male given name Philip.
  2. (rare) A short form of the female given name Philippa.

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Clipping

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Phil

  1. Abbreviation of philosophy.

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the Phils.

  1. (US, Philippines, slang, chiefly in the plural) Clipping of the Philippines.

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Phil. (not comparable)

  1. Clipping of Philippine.

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Phil

  1. (rare) A short form of the female given name Philomena.

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Phil m (plural invariable)

  1. a male given name, diminutive of Philippe