Iraqnophobia

Iraqnophobia

slang A fear of Iraq or anxiety about circumstances involving Iraq. A pun on the term "arachnophobia," the fear of spiders. Iraqnophobia reached its peak in the early 2000s.

Iraqnophobia

n. fear of or distress about Iraq. (A play on arachnophobia, the fear of spiders.) A nation, suffering from Iraqnophobia, watched the debates with interest.
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