agoraphobic agoraphobic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) suffering from agoraphobia; abnormally afraid of open or public places

Usage(s):

  1. He's agoraphobic and argyle-phobic, which means he's afraid of argyle socks.
  2. In many cases, recovery takes longer than it does for social phobias because agoraphobic behavior can become so entrenched.
  3. With his sunken eyes and a wardrobe you might generously call agoraphobic chic, his aura of passivity is an artistic achievement.

News

  • Harold Dieterle Avoids Show Tunes Whenever Possible

    Dieterle. Chef and restaurateur Harold Dieterle answers Daily Intelligencer's 21 Questions and reveals that he hates Broadway shows and Ambien is his favorite medication. In addition to hopping from his kitchens at Kin Shop , Perilla , and the Marrow , Dieterle says he doesn't get out much and hardly ever ventures above 14th Street, adding that he's "kind of" agoraphobic. [ DI ] Read more posts ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  • "It's about an agoraphobic guy," Carney says. "It's shot entirely in the town house, with a bunch of characters who come and go and the lead character, who is trapped in his neurotic, social-phobia world. It's blackly funny but hopefully...
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: John Carney Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

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