Definition of philodox in English:

philodox

noun

rare
  • A person who loves or vehemently propounds his or her own opinions; a dogmatic or argumentative person.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Florio (1553–1625), author and teacher of languages. From French philodoxe and its etymon ancient Greek ϕιλόδοξος loving belief or opinion (Plato) from ϕιλο- + δόξα opinion, glory.

Pronunciation

philodox

/ˈfɪlədɒks/