Xenophobia is defined as an irrational fear of foreigners or of anything foreign.
An example of someone with xenophobia is a person who is fearful or hateful of recent immigrants.
fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything foreign or strange
Origin of xenophobiaModL: see xeno- and amp; -phobia
- A fear of strangers or foreigners.
- A strong antipathy or aversion to strangers or foreigners.
From xeno- +"Ž -phobia.