Definition of aquaphobic in US English:

aquaphobic

adjective

  • 1Water-repellent; = "hydrophobic".

  • 2Having an abnormal fear or strong dislike of water, especially in relation to a fear of drowning.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From aqua- + -phobic.

Pronunciation

aquaphobic

/ˌakwəˈfəʊbɪk/