noun Date: 1905 a person who hates or fears cats

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  • ailurophobe — ailurophobic, adj. /uy loor euh fohb , ay loor /, n. 1. a person who has an abnormal fear of cats. 2. a person who detests cats. Also, aelurophobe. [1905 10; < Gk aílouro(s) cat + PHOBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ailurophobe — noun A person with an irrational fear or hatred of felines. See Also: ailurophobia, ailurophilia …   Wiktionary

  • ailurophobe — ai·lu·ro·phobe ī lu̇r ə .fōb, ā or ae·lu·ro·phobe ē n a person who hates or fears cats …   Medical dictionary

  • ailurophobe — n. one who suffers from an abnormal fear of cats; one who hates cats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ailurophobe — ai·lu·ro·phobe …   English syllables

  • ailurophobe — ai•lu•ro•phobe [[t]aɪˈlʊər əˌfoʊb, eɪˈlʊər [/t]] n. psi a person who fears or hates cats • Etymology: 1905–10 ai•lu ro•pho′bic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • ailurophobe — /aɪˈlurəfoʊb/ (say uy loohruhfohb) noun a hater of cats. {Greek ailouros cat + phobe} –ailurophobia /aɪˌlurəˈfoʊbiə/ (say uy.loohruh fohbeeuh), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • ailurophobe — …   Useful english dictionary

  • aelurophobe — noun see ailurophobe * * * aelurophobic, adj. /ee loor euh fohb , i loor /, n. ailurophobe …   Useful english dictionary

  • ae|lu|ro|phobe — «ih LUR uh fohb, LYUR », noun. = ailurophobe. (Cf. ↑ailurophobe) ╂[< Greek aílouros cat + English phobe] …   Useful english dictionary

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