Definition of philo-Semitic in US English:

philo-Semitic

adjective

  • Supportive of or favouring Jews.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From philo- + Semitic, probably after anti-Semitic (although this is apparently first attested very slightly later).

Pronunciation

philo-Semitic

/ˌfɪlə(ʊ)sɪˈmɪtɪk/