Verboticism: Ufobia

'What's the big deal?'

DEFINITION: n. The unnameable fear which overcomes one when a large silent UFO cruises arrogantly overhead. v. To be frightened by the huge flying objects which exist (for the most part) in your imagination.

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Ufobia

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Pronunciation: yoo-foh-bee-uh

Sentence: Ginny has a bad case of UFObia. She is afraid of anything she can't immediately identify that is airborne. Just last week she had a screaming hissy fit when a plastic grocery bag blew her way unexpectedly.

Etymology: UFO (unidentified flying object) + phobia (fear)

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