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15 Types Of PHILE One Must Know About

15 Types Of PHILE One Must Know About

There always exists a word for the description of a person’s behavior, type, choice, and so on. Here are some not so known types of phile, which one must know – Thalassophile, ailurophile, astrophile, autophile, bibliophile, chionophile, cinephile, cynophile, heliophile, logophile, stigmatophile, nyctophile, photophile, pogonophile, selenophile, etc.

Thalassophile

Thalassophile
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The person who loves to spend time by the sea is called thalassophile, and they can never be bored of sitting or lying on the lap of the sea for hours and hours. This is their way of getting over the stress or celebrating their happiest moments.

Ailurophile

Ailurophile
Source: Reader’s Digest

Animal lovers are widely spread in our country, and there also exist some people who love particular types of animals. Cat lover is known as ailurophile.

Astrophile

Astrophile
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While the name itself suggests something related to sky or astronomy, and yes it is true, one who loves stars is called astrophile. Everyone is astrophile, aren’t they? I mean, who doesn’t love the stars? Just have a look at the sky on a gloomy night. If you are not an astrophile, you will be one on that night.

Autophile

Autophile
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For all the introverts, as they enjoy their own company and don’t need anyone to accompany. Autophiles are the people who love to be alone and doesn’t like much to be a social butterfly.

Bibliophile

Bibliophile
Source: Bona Fide Bookworm

All have come across these kinds of people once in a lifetime, especially during school life. There is always a kid in a group who loves books or just strongly believe in ‘’Books are human’s best friend’’. They are bibliophiles who can spend the lifetimes by side of books.

Chionophile

Chionophile
Source: Everyday Power

Around the year, there come three seasons, and people love one or the other season. It can be because of the cuisines made in that season, or it can be because of the clothes they get to wear. Chionophiles are the kinds of people who find comfort in cold weather by wearing those hoodies, bunny caps, gloves, and surely Sweatshirts.

Clinophile

Clinophile
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Everyone is a clinophile; it is just that we don’t admit it, but we can. We all love to lie in bed all day long and just do nothing. Clinophiles in the house comment on the article.

Cynophile

Cynophile
Source: Reader’s Digest

There are many NGOs whose members are cynophile, and they find these kinds of people from all around the city, state. Dog lovers are cynophile, and I believe all should be this kind as dogs are cute, honest, loyal, and kind.

Heliophile

Heliophile
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This kind of person is rare to find, who has a love for the sun. The love for the moon is still not so rare, but for the sun it is. A person who loves the light is called photophile and not heliophile, understand the term before you describe a person.

Logophile

Logophile
Source: Entrepreneur

If you have come this way long reading all the above-mentioned words, then you are a logophile who has immense love for words.

Nyctophile

Nyctophile
Source: Medium

All have this dream of sitting over a rooftop in a gloomy night with someone special, and discuss over the things, as 3 am a version of a person is different. For all those who have this dream are nyctophiles.

Photophile

Photophile
Source: Healthline

Some people have an obsession over the kind of light the day has, and they just can’t get over it. They can be described as photophile. It is also used for the person who loves photography.

Pogonophile

Pogonophile
Source: Medium

Man with a beard is handsome and attractive. Both males and females, who are fond of beards, are called pogonophiles.

Selenophile

Selenophile
Source: Country Living Magazine

The night you become astrophile, you will also be selenophile, who will admire the moon along with the stars. Many selenophiles can’t get their obsession level low off the moon.

Stigmatophile

Stigmatophile
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Last but not the least, people who love to draw over their body parts, or who love to have ‘n’ number of piercings are this kind. Stigmatophiles are mostly found in western countries as the east and other countries are bound in traditions and beliefs.

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