Last modified on 10 December 2014, at 18:14

homophobe

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒməˌfəʊb], [ˈhəʊməˌfəʊb]
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Etymology 1Edit

Recent definition:

Back-formation from homophobia., equivalent to homo (homosexual) +‎ -phobe

NounEdit

homophobe (plural homophobes)

  1. A person who is opposed to homosexuals and homosexuality.
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Etymology 2Edit

Originally:

homo- (same; man) +‎ -phobe

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NounEdit

homophobe (plural homophobes)

  1. A person who fears sameness.
  2. A person who fears men.

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AdjectiveEdit

homophobe

  1. inflected form of homophob