Meaning of “claustrophobic” in the English Dictionary

"claustrophobic" in British English

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claustrophobicadjective

uk /ˌklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bɪk/ us /ˌklɑː.strəˈfoʊ.bɪk/

A claustrophobic place is small and closed, and makes you feel uncomfortable when you are in it:

My room's a bit claustrophobic.

used to refer to a person suffering from a fear of being in closed spaces

claustrophobicnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bɪk/ us /ˌklɑː.strəˈfoʊ.bɪk/

(Definition of “claustrophobic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)