Definition of homophobia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhɒməˈfəʊbiə//
, BrE//ˌhəʊməˈfəʊbiə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhoʊməˈfoʊbiə//
[uncountable] Social justice
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a strong dislike and fear of homosexual people Wordfinderbias, discriminate, equal, feminism, homophobia, human right, marginalize, persecute, race, society See related entries: Social justice Word Origin1960s: from homosexual + -phobia (see phobia).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: homophobia