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xenophobe

[zen-uh-fohb, zee-nuh-] /ˈzɛn əˌfoʊb, ˈzi nə-/
noun
1.
a person who fears or hates foreigners, strange customs, etc.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; xeno- + -phobe
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Examples for xenophobe
  • Consider a xenophobe who only uses slurs for picking out a target group.
  • Almost every legislative race seems to feature a devout central planner running against a tax-protesting xenophobe.
  • But they think that such claims would make the other guy back off from legitimate points for the fear of being called a xenophobe.
British Dictionary definitions for xenophobe

xenophobe

/ˈzɛnəˌfəʊb/
noun
1.
a person who hates or fears foreigners or strangers
Word Origin
C20: from Greek, from xeno- + -phobe
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