-phile , -ophile ( -philes plural) ( -ophiles plural ) -phile or -ophile occurs in words which refer to someone who has a very strong liking for people or things of a particular kind. suffix
...the operaphile Hirotaro Higuchi, president of the tour's chief sponsors., ...essential reading for the culture-hungry Yankophile.
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