mageirocophobia

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Noun[edit]

mageirocophobia (uncountable)

  1. The fear of cooking.
    • 2007, Grace Fox, Moving from Fear to Freedom: A Woman's Guide to Peace in Every Situation, Harvest House Publishers (2007), ISBN 9780736919449, page 17:
      For instance, mageirocophobia is the fear of cooking. (I'm writing this after 5:00 p.m., and I still don't know what to fix for dinner. Perhaps I should plead mageirocophobia tonight!)
    • 2010, Amy Scherzer, "New South Tampa restaurants satisfy international tastes", Tampa Bay Times, 9 September 2010:
      I am a mageirocophobic. There, I've said it. My mother has mageirocophobia, and her mother wasn't so hot in the kitchen either.
    • 2011, Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen, Museum of Modern Art (2011), ISBN 9780870708084, page 67:
      It evokes a gamut of emotions, fostering creativity and genuine pleasure as well as anxiety—manifested in the extreme as mageirocophobia, the fear of cooking.
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