xenophobic

Someone who is xenophobic is abnormally hostile toward foreigners. If you don't want any foreign people in your town, then you're xenophobic.

Xenophobic comes from the Greek and literally means "fear of strangers," although when we talk about someone who is xenophobic, we're talking about someone who has converted fear into hatred or contempt. Sometimes people who discriminate against foreigners or feel very strongly that no one should be allowed to immigrate to their country are also called xenophobic.

Definitions of xenophobic
  1. adjective
    suffering from xenophobia; having abnormal fear or hatred of the strange or foreign
    Synonyms:
    afraid
    filled with fear or apprehension
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