-phile

or -phil,
aff. a combining form meaning “lover of, enthusiast for (a given object)” (bibliophile; Francophile), “person sexually attracted to or obsessively interested in (a given object)” (pedophile), “organism having an affinity for (a given thing)” (siderophile); used also as a synonym of -philic (lyophile)
Etymology: < L -philus, -phila < Gk -philos dear

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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