ailurophobe

ailurophobe

[ahy-loor-uh-fohb, ey-loor-]
noun
1.
a person who has an abnormal fear of cats.
2.
a person who detests cats.


Origin:
1905–10; < Greek aílouro(s) cat + -phobe

ailurophobic, adjective
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ailurophobe (aɪˈlʊərəˌfəʊb)
 
n
a person who dislikes or is afraid of cats
 
[C20: from Greek ailuros cat + -phobe]

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