Definition of leprophobia in US English:

leprophobia

(also lepraphobia)

noun

  • Irrational or excessive fear of becoming or being infected with leprosy; fear or loathing of people with leprosy.

Origin

Late 19th century. In some forms from lepro- + -phobia.

Pronunciation

leprophobia

/ˌlɛprə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪə/