Etymology
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homophobic (adj.)

by 1971, from homo- (2) "homosexual" + -phobia + -ic. Related: Homophobe; homophobia (which word is said to date from 1969 in this context; earlier "fear of men," by 1908).

updated on November 29, 2016

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Definitions of homophobic from WordNet

homophobic (adj.)
prejudiced against homosexual people;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.