hy·dro·pho·bic adj \-ˈfō-bik\
: of, relating to, or suffering from hydrophobia
: resistant to or avoiding wetting <a hydrophobic lens>
: of, relating to, or having a lack of affinity for water <hydrophobic colloids are relatively unstable>—compare lyophobic, oleophobic
—hy·dro·pho·bi·cal·ly \-bi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
—hy·dro·pho·bic·i·ty \-ˌfō-ˈbis-ət-ē\ noun, plural hy·dro·pho·bic·i·ties
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