xyrophobic etymology

English word xyrophobic comes from English -phobic, English xyr- ((rare) razor; razor-like.)

Detailed word origin of xyrophobic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phobic English (eng) Used as a synonym of -phobe to form nouns.. Used to form adjectives meaning of a fear of a specific thing.. Used to form adjectives meaning of hate directed towards a particular type of person (due to fear of that type of person).
xyr- English (eng) (rare) razor; razor-like.
xyrophobic English (eng) (rare) Abnormally fearful of razors and other sharp cutting instruments.

Words with the same origin as xyrophobic

Descendants of -phobic
Iranophobic Persophobic acrophobic ailurophobic atheophobic carbophobic carcinophobic computerphobic electrophobic heliophobic hodophobic homophobic iconophobic ionophobic neophobic ophidiophobic ophiophobic philophobic photophobic pornophobic queerphobic taxaphobic transphobic xenophobic
Descendants of xyr-
xyrophilic xyrospasm