Definition of neophilic in English:

neophilic

adjective

  • Characterized by or relating to neophilia; (Zoology) (of an animal) seeking new food resources or exploring new territory.

Origin

1960s. From neo- + -philic, after neophilia, neophily.

Pronunciation

neophilic

/ˌnɪəˈfɪlɪk/