Definitions
hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia Tweet Definition of hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia Like Definition of hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia on Facebook
noun 
  1. The fear of long words, ironically. It is literally the hippopotamus- and monster-related fear of very long words.
''Ben is a sufferer of a mild form of
Translations: 
  • German: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobie
  • Spanish: hipopotomonstrosesquipedaliofobia
Etymology: From hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian, an extension of sesquipedalian with monstrum "monster" and a truncated, misspelled form of hippopotamus, intended to exaggerate the length of the word itself and the idea of the size of the words being feared; combined with phobia. The word consists of 35 letters.


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
   

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
Translate Into:
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2021 All rights reserved.