Definition of gynaecophobia in English:

gynaecophobia

(US gynecophobia)

noun

mass noun
another term for gynophobia
  • ‘What makes his gynaecophobia so fascinating, in fact, is its combination with a strong sexual attraction to women.’
  • ‘The result had been that he'd eventually dulled down the phobia to an aversion in regard to cats, and the gynecophobia had worn off.’
  • ‘My crippling gynecophobia will prevent me from being anywhere around women again.’
  • ‘Nonetheless, their voices did shake just perceptibly with gynecophobia, or the fear of women, of silent women, in these absolutely silent black gowns.’
  • ‘The problem this guy has is called gynecophobia. He's just afraid of women.’

Pronunciation

gynaecophobia

/ˌɡʌɪnɪkə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪə/ /ɡʌɪˈniːkə(ʊ)fəʊbɪə/ /dʒʌɪnɪkə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪə/