Definition of arachnophobic in English:



  • See arachnophobia

    • ‘There was a horrible scream of arachnophobic terror.’
    • ‘Mena Suvari turns up as his Reiki-practising, crystal-loving, arachnophobic neighbour, Charlotte.’
    • ‘My arachnophobic daughter would disagree with that most vociferously!’
    • ‘You see, I was reared on simple fairy stories and harmless nursery rhymes, like the one about the arachnophobic Miss Muffet.’
    • ‘While some imagery is potentially more disturbing for young kids (as well as for arachnophobic grown-ups), this adaptation is otherwise straightforward to a fault.’