xyrophobic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

xyro- (razor) +‎ -phobic

Adjective[edit]

xyrophobic (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Abnormally fearful of razors and other sharp cutting instruments.
    • 2004, Douglas Walker and Graham Walker, The Official Rock Paper Scissors Strategy Guide (Simon & Schuster, ISBN 0743272625), page 83
      Many people suffering from hair loss are also xyrophobic, or have a fear of razors and other sharp cutting instruments.