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Definition of "phobic" [phobic]

  • Of, relating to, arising from, or having a phobia. (adjective)
  • One who has a phobia. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phobic" in a sentence
  • "April 5th, 2005 at 1:24 pm you do know that the term phobic covers any irrational negative reaction to a subject, right?"
  • "He added, The old notion that people are carb-phobic is almost history."
  • "Not only that, but to say she's slightly medically phobic is to make light of her discomfort somewhat."