Definition of homophobic in English:

homophobic

Pronunciation /ˌhəʊməˈfəʊbɪk//ˌhɒməˈfəʊbɪk/

adjective

  • Having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people.

    ‘homophobic remarks’
    • ‘Two aides have been arrested in connection with a serious homophobic assault on a gay policy adviser.’
    • ‘The group was set up to directly address the issue of homophobic crime.’
    • ‘Some protesters were even being accused of using racist and homophobic slurs against some lawmakers.’
    • ‘The program runs a helpline for victims of homophobic abuse.’
    • ‘The children's secretary published guidance earlier this month designed to clamp down on homophobic bullying.’
    • ‘He was arrested for making homophobic remarks after he refused to pay an £80 fine.’
    • ‘The book doesn't hide behind a mantle of political correctness but challenges a range of homophobic attitudes, from repulsion and pity to tolerance and acceptance.’
    • ‘As protesters with rainbow flags mourned the victims and condemned the homophobic sentiment assumed to be behind the attack, police hunted for the assailant.’
    • ‘Many gay people do not report 'low level' homophobic attacks because they think nothing will be done.’
    • ‘He drew the ire of a gay rights group that has previously defended the actor when he was accused of homophobic language.’

Pronunciation

homophobic

/ˌhəʊməˈfəʊbɪk//ˌhɒməˈfəʊbɪk/