Definition of philo-Semite in English:

philo-Semite

noun

  • A person who supports or is favourably disposed towards Jews.

adjective

  • Supporting or favouring Jews; = philo-Semitic.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Sociology. From philo- + Semite, after anti-Semite or perhaps French philosémite.

Pronunciation

philo-Semite

/ˌfɪlə(ʊ)ˈsiːmʌɪt//ˌfɪlə(ʊ)ˈsɛmʌɪt/