Philo Words: balneophile to cypripareuniaphile,
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Words that include: philo-, phil-, -phile, -philia, -philic,
-philous, -phily, -philiac, -philist, -philism
(Greek: love, loving, friendly to, fondness for, attraction to, strong tendency toward, affinity for).
A collector of pictures of bathing girls or a fondness for collecting pictures of girls in swimsuits.
A collector of head scarves, a fondness for collecting head scarves.
A collector of tunbridge ware.
A collector of Christian names.
A collector of barbed wire.
barophilic, barophile, barophily:
In biology, thriving under conditions of high hydrostatic or atmospheric pressure; tolerant of weight, said particularly of bacteria growing at great depths in the ocean.
bathophilous, bathophile, bathophily:
In biology, 1. Pertaining to the sea floor between 200 meters and 4 000 meters.
2. A reference to the deep sea.
bathyphilous, bathyphile, bathyphily:
In biology, 1. Thriving or dwelling in lowlands.
2. Thriving in the deep sea or in the depths of the ocean.
A collector of brothel tickets.
A collector of small swords.
bibliophilous, bibliophile, bibliophily, bibliophilist:
1. One who loves books; especially, a collector interested in beautiful or rare bindings, formats, etc.
2. A fondness for collecting books or a collector of books.
biophilous, biophile, biophily:
1. In biology, thriving on other living organisms; usually restricted to plant parasites.
2. In biochemistry, of or designating any chemical element that grows best, or can only exist, in living organisms or in organic matter; such as, carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.
A collector of silk.
botanophilous, botanophile, botanophily:
Someone who loves plants; an amateur botanist.
A collector of or a fondness for collecting cigar bands.
A collector of or a fondness for collecting beer cans. Also known as breweriana collecting.
bryophilous, bryophile, bryophily:
In biology, thriving in habitats rich in mosses and liverworts.
A collector of bottles, a fondness for collecting bottles.
A fondness for butter.
A collector of cacti.
A collector of or a fondness for collecting keys.
A collector of visiting cards [could this be business cards?].
calciphilic, calciphile, calciphily:
In biology, thriving in environments rich in calcium salts; boring into calcareous shells.
A collector of dog collars.
A collector of nibs or quill pens (a nib refers to the point of a quill pen) or the collecting of fountain-pen points.
A special attraction to small-breasted women.
A collector of bells, a fondness for collecting bells.
One who has a special fondness for dogs.
A collector of ships in bottles or a fondness for collecting such objects.
A collector of cigarette cards.
A collector of horse chestnuts.
Transvestitism, characterized behaviorally by dressing in garments of the opposite sex.
A sexual perversion in which the necessary condition is that a catheter or other foreign body (e.g. swizzle stick, garter snake) be inserted in the urethra.