homophobic homophobic  /ˌhoʊ mə ˈfoʊ bɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) prejudiced against homosexual people

Usage(s):

  1. He says he rejects any art that he considers racist, sexist or homophobic and does not sell pieces by notorious killers.
  2. And Democrats are being accused of raising the issue to play to homophobic voters, even while their party presents itself as sympathetic to gay rights.
  3. Since middle school, my classmates have become a lot less homophobic.

News

  1. Project of the Day: A Homophobic Dad Gets Tricked on a Camping Trip

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments. "Winning Dad" Tweetable Logline: A young man tricks his homophobic father into a camping trip with his secret boyfriend. Elevator Pitch: Colby's dad knows his son is gay, but he doesn't like ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

  2. U. of C., fraternity try to get to bottom of racist, homophobic prank

    The University of Chicago and spokesmen for a fraternity that received boxes scrawled with a racist and homophobic slur say they are trying to find out who sent the boxes so that person can be held accountable. The prank, revealed exclusively Thursday by Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell, involved two mailings of empty boxes addressed to “Reggin Toggaf” at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  3. Student-Produced Homophobic Video Surfaces at Local School

    A student-produced video alleged to contain homophobic statements has been removed from the internet, but remains the talk of the day at T.C. Williams High School.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC Washington

Quotes

  1. "I hate gay people," Hardaway said. "I am homophobic. I don't like [homosexuality]. It shouldn't be in the world or in the United States."
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Tim Hardaway Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. "I was not fired for making homophobic slurs," Washington said. "I did everything I said I would do. ...... I wanted everyone to know I was remorseful."
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Isaiah Washington Source: Forbes

  3. Monday night, Olbermann described Brown as "an irresponsible, homophobic, racist, reactionary, ex-nude model, tea-bagging supporter of violence against women and against politicians with whom he disagrees."
    on Jan 23, 2010 By: Keith Olbermann Source: Huffington Post (blog)

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