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a combining form used to form personal nouns corresponding to nouns ending in -phobia: Anglophobe.
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Origin of -phobe
<Greek -phobos, adj. derivative of phóbos fear, panic
Words nearby -phobe
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Example sentences from the Web for -phobe
The Italian people is not, and can not be at this moment, either phil or phobe regarding any other people.
British Dictionary definitions for -phobe
n combining form
indicating a person or thing that fears or hatesGermanophobe; xenophobe
Derived forms of -phobe-phobic, adj combining form
Word Origin for -phobe
from Greek -phobos fearing
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Medical definitions for -phobe
One that fears or is averse to a specified thing:xenophobe.
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