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arachibutyrophobia

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Etymologies

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Examples

  • Slice site, I learned that arachibutyrophobia is the fear of getting peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth.

    Peanut Butter Slices

  • I should think most people would agree, for instance, that arachibutyrophobia would be an example of the latter the word defines the fear of peanut butter's sticking to the roof of your mouth.

    "I Am Lapidary But Not Eristic When I Use Big Words."

  • As to the above, in ordinary speech, I'd consider lapidary, but withhold eristic and arachibutyrophobia.

    "I Am Lapidary But Not Eristic When I Use Big Words."

  • My favorite is arachibutyrophobia -- fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

    Phobias and Free Speech

  • I also learned by exploring the P.B. Slices site that arachibutyrophobia is the fear of getting peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth. to comment, but it's easier if you do so.

    Neatorama

  • Even spellchecker rejects it, but then spellchecker rejects a lot of perfectly good words so its a worse judge for word-acceptability than my brother and me, and arachibutyrophobia because the listener would certainly get the phobia part but not the arachibutyro part and so they'd know I was talking about fear of something, probably akin to spiders, because of its closeness to arachno, like mites or something, which is just as bad as misunderstanding because fear of peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth is comic and fear of mites is serious, thus the humor would be entirely forfeit.

    "I Am Lapidary But Not Eristic When I Use Big Words."

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  • hey yarb, its sticking to the roof of the mouth, not becoming stuck.

    October 29, 2010

  • JM is truly staggered by the discovery that there is a condition of arachibutyrophobia – so much so that he can’t think of anything to say about it at all!

    May 5, 2009


  • Hmmmm. Perhaps it might be polite to allow pinkpop268, an apparently new visitor to Wordie, a chance to look around and get the feel of the site before pouncing with such apparent alacrity.

    I always thought it was the fear of spider butter getting stuck to the roof of one's mouth. It must be my letant dylsexia.

    January 6, 2009

  • Moreover, its etymology suggests "fear of peanut butter" only...

    January 6, 2009

  • So which is it: sticking, or becoming stuck?

    January 6, 2009

  • Fear of peanut butter becoming stuck to the roof of your mouth

    January 6, 2009

  • Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

    July 31, 2008