Origin of -phobe
Words nearby -phobe
WORDS THAT USE -PHOBE
What does -phobe mean?
The combining form -phobe is used like a suffix to indicate the personal noun form of words that use the form -phobia, meaning “fear.” The form -phobe roughly means “someone with a fear.” It is often used in scientific terms, especially in psychology and biology.
What are variants of –phobe?
A less common variant of -phobe is -phobiac, as in agoraphobiac.
Examples of -phobe
The hydro- part of the word likely looks familiar; it means “water,” from Greek hýdōr. The -phobe part of the term means “someone with a fear,” and hydrophobe literally translates to “water-fearer.”
What are some words that use the combining form –phobe?
What are some other forms that -phobe may be commonly confused with?
How to use -phobe in a sentence
The Italian people is not, and can not be at this moment, either phil or phobe regarding any other people.