claustrophobic

[ klaw-struh-foh-bik ]
/ ˌklɔ strəˈfoʊ bɪk /

adjective

pertaining to or suffering from claustrophobia.
tending to induce claustrophobia: a small, airless, claustrophobic room.

Origin of claustrophobic

see origin at claustrophobia, -phobic

Related forms

claus·tro·pho·bi·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for claustrophobic

claustrophobic

/ (ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪk, ˌklɒs-) /

adjective

suffering from claustrophobia
unpleasantly cramped, confined, or closed innarrow claustrophobic spaces

Derived Forms

claustrophobically, adverb
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