-ophile meaning, -ophile definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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, -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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opine, oiled, op, opiate

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