Definition of -philia in US English:

-philia

combining form

  • 1Denoting fondness, especially an abnormal love for a specified thing.

    ‘pedophilia’
    1. 1.1 Denoting undue inclination.
      ‘spasmophilia’

Origin

From Greek philia ‘fondness’.

Pronunciation

-philia

/ˈfɪliə//ˈfilēə/