One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Medicine. Exhibiting aerophobia; sensitive to (the movement of) air. rare.
2Averse to or suspicious of fresh air.
3Afraid of air travel.
A person who is afraid of air travel.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From aero- + -phobic, after aerophobia.
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