A person whose first language is English or whose primary language is English.
From french anglophone, from anglo- "english" + -phone "speaking".
- He was an anglophone who spoke English fluently.
- Many people in Canada are anglophones who speak English as their first language.
- The conference was attended by many anglophones from around the world.
- The classroom was filled with anglophones who were learning a new language.
- The anglophone community in the city is quite large.