claustrophobe

[klaw-struh-fohb]
noun
a person who suffers from claustrophobia.

Origin:
see claustrophobia, -phobe

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claustrophobia (ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪə, ˌklɒs-)
 
n
an abnormal fear of being closed in or of being in a confined space
 
[C19: from claustro-, from Latin claustrumcloister + -phobia]
 
'claustrophobe
 
n

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The subway was, by all accounts, not a good place for a claustrophobe to visit.
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