The definition of a toxophilite is a person who really enjoys archery.
An example of a toxophilite is someone who loves shooting with a bow and arrow.
A person who is especially fond of archery.
Origin of toxophilite
- From Toxophilus, the title of a 1535 book by Roger Ascham intended to mean "˜lover of the bow', from Ancient Greek Ï„Î¿Î¾Î¿Î½ (toxon, “bow") + Ï†Î¯Î»Î¿Ï‚ (philos, “love") + -ite.