Definitions

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  • noun A person who suffers from acrophobia, a fear of heights.

Etymologies

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acro- + -phobe

Examples

  • That I'm an acrophobe tends to complicate things a bit.

    Perspective

  • That I'm an acrophobe tends to complicate things a bit.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • I'm an acrophobe, and this is the kind of nightmare I get.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I'm an acrophobe, and this is the kind of nightmare I get.

    The Pursuit of Happiness.

  • As an acrophobe I can't wait to get the bejeezus scared out of me with the sky cell scenes.

    Which episode will GRRM write?

  • Trite, perhaps, and certainly nothing new to your average acrophobe, but I suddenly realize the utterly bizarre reality that multiple tons of steel, clothing and human flesh have managed to reach an altitude most birds could never hope to reach.

    by An Xiao

  • Trite, perhaps, and certainly nothing new to your average acrophobe, but I suddenly realize the utterly bizarre reality that multiple tons of steel, clothing and human flesh have managed to reach an altitude most birds could never hope to reach.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • But a hemophobe would no more have cut her own wrists than a pnigophobe would have tied a plastic bag over her head or an acrophobe would have thrown himself off a roof.

    Fear Itself

  • He seemed unable to resist teasing an obvious acrophobe.

    License Invoked

  • Teresa's platform was high up enough that it would have given an acrophobe problems.

    A Darker Place

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