Meaning of Slavophile
Pronunciation: (slä'vu-fīl", -fil, slav'u-), [key]
- a person who greatly admires the Slavs and Slavic ways.
- one of a group of mid-19th century Russian intellectuals who favored traditional cultural practices over Western innovations, esp. in political and religious life.
- admiring or favoring the Slavs and Slavic interests, aims, customs, etc.