Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An extreme dislike either of handling or of eating fish.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The fear of eating fish, called ichthyophobia, also occurs in humans.

    Lead Stories from AOL

  • The Kids Are Alright: In addition to the IB CV 411, we learned that Eric is on the Germantown bowling team, that Andrew is a member of the Latin-speaking Junior Classical League (he later correctly answered with "ichthyophobia" for a toss-up, so he knows some Greek, too), and Jiaming is interested in interest rates and the Fed.

    Memphis Flyer

  • Fear of animals is called zoophobia, of birds ornithophobia, of fish, ichthyophobia, of reptiles herpetophobia (not "fear of herpes"), and of insects entophobia.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 1

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  • the fear of fish is a uncommon phobia -

    July 19, 2011

  • JM heard tell of a mermaid with ichthyophobia and can't quite contextualise the batter half.

    December 14, 2009