follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

Sinophile

[sahy-nuh-fahyl, sin-uh-] /ˈsaɪ nəˌfaɪl, ˈsɪn ə-/
noun
1.
a person who admires or has a strong liking for China, the Chinese, or their culture.
adjective
2.
friendly to or having a strong liking for China or the Chinese.
Also, Sinophil
[sahy-nuh-fil, sin-uh-] /ˈsaɪ nə fɪl, ˈsɪn ə-/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; Sino- + -phile
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Sinophile

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for more

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends