In this post, you will discover 50 philes and what their love and obsession is for.
Phile denotes a person who loves or has a fondness for a specified thing. ‘Phile’ comes from the ancient Greek word, ‘phileein’ meaning to love.
thefreedictionary defines ‘Phile’ as One that loves or has a strong affinity or preference for.
Here are 50 Philes and their love:
Ailurophile: (n.) a person who likes cats, a cat lover.
Anthophile: (n.) a lover of flower; someone who appreciates flowers.
Arctophile: (n.) a person who collects or is very fond of teddy bears.
Astrophile: (n.) a person who loves stars, astronomy.
Autophile: (n.) a person who loves solitude, being alone.
Bibliophile: a person who collects or has a great love of books.
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Caeruleaphile: (n.) a lover of the color blue.
Ceraunophile: (n.) a person who loves thunder and lightning.
Chasmophile: (n.) a person who loves nooks and crannies.
Chionophile: (n.) a person who loves cold weather, snow.
Cinephile: (n.) a person who is fond of the cinema.
Clinophile: a lover of reclining, lying in bed.
Coimetrophile: (n.) a person who loves cemeteries.
Cynophile: (n.) a person who loves canines, a dog lover.
Dendrophile: (n.) a person who loves trees & forests.
Discophile: (n.) a person who studies and collects phonograph records.
Ergophile: (n.) a person who loves to work.
Gynotikolobomassophile: (n.) a person who likes to nibble a woman’s earlobe.
Heliophile: (n.) a lover of the sun.
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13. Hippophile: (n.) a person who loves horses.
Iconophile: (n.) a person who loves icons, illustrations, pictures.
Javaphile: (n.) a person who loves to drink coffee.
Limnophile: (n.) a person who loves lakes.
Logophile: (n.) a person who loves words.
Lygophile: (n.) a person who loves shade & darkness.
Nemophile: (n.) someone who loves forest & woodland.
Neophile: (n.) one who loves or has a strong affinity for anything new or novel.
Nephophile: (n.) a person who loves clouds; love of clouds; fondness or obsession of clouds.
Notaphile: (n.) one who has a love of studying and collecting banknotes and paper currency.
Nyctophile: (n.) a person who loves night or darkness.
Oenophile: (n.) a person who enjoys wines, usually as a connoisseur.
Opacarophile: (n.) a person who loves sunsets.
Ophiophile: (n.) a person who loves snakes.
Orophile: (n.) one who loves mountains.
Peristerophile: (n.) a person who loves pigeons.
Photophile: (n.) a person who loves light.
Pluviophile: (n.) a lover of rain; someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days.
Pogonophile: (n.) a person who loves or studies beards.
Phytophile: (n.) a person who is fond of plants.
Retrophile: (n.) a person who loves artifacts and aesthetics from the past.
Selenophile: (n.) a person who loves the moon.
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Stegophile: (n.) a person who loves to climb buildings.
Stigmatophile: (n.) a person who is obsessed with tattoos, piercings, scarification.
Technophile: (n.) a person who is enthusiastic about new technology.
Thalassophile: (n.) a lover of the sea, someone who loves the sea/ocean.
Turophile: (n.) one who loves cheese, a connoisseur of cheese; a cheese fancier.
Umbraphile: (n.) one who loves eclipses, often traveling to see them.
Xanthophile: (n.) a person who loves the color yellow.
Xenophile: (n.) a person who has a love of foreign people and culture.
Zoophile: (n.) a person who is devoted to animals and their protection.
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What do you call a person who loves to study philes?
what do you a person who loves to write?
What is a panda lovers called?
What is a lover of chickens called?
What is called to a person that loves fireflies ?
Wow, I can’t believe you left out Umbraphile.
Number forty-seven on this list is UMBRAPHILE.
A person who is a foodie?
Rabbit lovers are called ???
It is there.
What do you call a person who is fond of showing his/her love for spouse, friends on social media
how about a person who loves kid?
Pedophile is used in negative connotation to mean one who is sexually interested in children.
A pedophile is a person who has a sustained sexual orientation toward children, generally aged 13 or younger
Interesting. So many philes in the world! For a long time the only phile type I knew of was Pedophile. Funny, all the other philes are positive, but loving children is considered sexual attraction and negative. Pedo(children) phile(love). Why isn’t PEDOPHILE a person who loves children? Why is it sexual attraction to children?
What do you call the person who loves The color BLUE
It’s the seventh word on this list— CAERULEAPHILE.
I’m got heliophila and thalossaphile tatted on my arms and was looking for a particular “phile” I wanted in my sleeve..hence what brought me to this site,but can’t find it! It means “lover of a certain place of calming” …yes Iv googled and looked through the urban dictionary and can’t find it..starts with a “S” ends with”phile” …if anyone can find it PLEASE lemme know-Thanks!
Opacarophile : a person who loves sunset
How about the sky or clouds?
are you sure the definition of zoophile is correct?
How about to those person’s who loves Butterflies and Fireflies?
What do you call a person who loves waterfalls?
What do you for a person who loves black colors?
You left out Uranophile 🙁
What about a “-phile” for someone who loves or is enthusiastic about languages? (Particularly foreign)
Person who loves music and can’t live a single day without it, what ‘phile’ you should use?
What do you call a person who loves silence
Silence means solitude!
Then it is autophile
Ehat do U call a person who loves rainbow
What is a person who loves abandoned structures, particularly abandoned and dilapidated commercial / induatrial buildings?
Also, people who love the underground, such as shafts, access tunels, caves, and subways?
A person who love asian beauty
What do you call a person who love everything in the sky—day and night?
Zoophile should be removed or clarified.
Made the mistake of looking it up.
You wont find fellow animal rights or welfare advocates.
Quite the opposite and nsfw.
An autophile is defined as either “an automobile enthusiast” or “self-love; narcissism”. But maybe the definition given in the post was found in a different dictionary. Autophile is not very common and a lot of dictionaries don’t have it listed.
pluviophile and logophile are my favorite words 🙂
What do you call a person who loves the wind?
What about someone who loves sand?
What do you call a person who loves the color pink?
What we call that person who loves night sky and dusk amd dawn ,river flowing
What about the person who love children?
What about a person who loves scenery ?
One who loves rabbits
A person who loves beautiful view and paintings?
You forgot pedophile and necrophile
what do you call a person who loves to workout?
A 9 year old kid can answer those hard question. How can you not? I am a 9 year old girl.
how about a person who loves color orange?
Wonderful list and awesome pictures! We hope the use of these “phile” words becomes more prevalent. There should be a phile for everything in the world you can love. We are philophiles! People who love love. We love this stuff so much we made a T-shirt collection. https://edmonds.love/collections/a-person-who-loves
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What is the ‘ phile ‘ word for the ones who love the ones who care for him/ her
If opacarophile is a person who loves sunset, then what do you call a person who loves sunrise?
What do you call (in general) a person who loves trees, skies, ocean, moon? I mean, someone who loves everything in nature. Thanks.