Simple Definition of phobic
: of, relating to, or having an extremely strong fear or dislike of someone or something
Full Definition of phobic
: of, relating to, affected with, or constituting phobia
Examples of phobic
She is phobic about heights.
First Known Use of phobic
Simple Definition of -phobic
: having an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something
Full Definition of -phobic
1 a : having an intolerance or aversion for <photophobic> <Anglophobic> b : exhibiting a phobia for <claustrophobic>
2 : lacking affinity for <hydrophobic>
Origin of -phobic
French -phobique, from Late Latin -phobicus, from Greek -phobikos, from -phobia
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