-phobe(redirected from -phobiac)
One that fears or is averse to a specified thing: ailurophobe.
[French, from Latin -phobus, from Greek -phobos, fearing, from phobos, fear; see bhegw- in Indo-European roots.]
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n combining form
indicating a person or thing that fears or hates: Germanophobe; xenophobe.
[from Greek -phobos fearing]
-phobic adj combining form
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a combining form used to form personal nouns corresponding to nouns ending in -phobia: Anglophobe.
[< Greek -phobos, adj. derivative of phóbos fear, panic]
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n suf → -phobe(r) mf, → -feind(in) m(f); Anglophobe → Anglophobe(r) mf, → Englandfeind(in) m(f)
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