UK [fəʊb] / US [foʊb] suffix
used for making nouns meaning someone who dislikes or who is afraid of someone or something

Europhobe (= someone who dislikes European countries or does not want close political links with them)

an arachnophobe (= someone with a strong fear of spiders)

English dictionary. 2014.

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