Definition of coulrophobia in English:

coulrophobia

noun

rare
  • Extreme or irrational fear of clowns.

    • ‘it has emerged that the multimillionaire entrepreneur suffers from coulrophobia’

Pronunciation

coulrophobia

/ˌkōlrəˈfōbēə/ /ˌkoʊlrəˈfoʊbiə/ /ˌkälrəˈfōbēə/ /ˌkɑlrəˈfoʊbiə/

Origin

1980s from Greek kōlobatheron ‘stilt’+ -phobia.