agoraphobe

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agoraphobe ‎(plural agoraphobes)

  1. Someone who suffers from agoraphobia.
    • 1998, Jim Mortimore, Beltempest, ch.3, page 73
      She has never considered herself either a claustrophobe or an agoraphobe but, well, this was different. This was both fears together – the fear of wide-open spaces jammed shoulder to shoulder with angry people.
    • 2007 November 4, Dave Itzkoff, “A Satirical Sit-Coms Memorable Music”, New York Times:
      The following season Mr. Murphy composed an original Broadway-style number for a scene in which Brian the dog attempts to persuade an elderly agoraphobe to leave her home.

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