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English definition of “phobic”

phobic

adjective     /ˈfəʊ.bɪk/ US  /ˈfoʊ-/ informal
having a strong dislike of something: Why are so many companies phobic about employing fat people ?Not liking phobic     noun [C] I wouldn't describe myself as a phobic but I don't like heights .Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
(Definition of phobic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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