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philobat

Line breaks: philo|bat
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪlə(ʊ)bat/

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Definition of philobat in English:

noun

Psychology
A personality type characterized by enjoyment of the challenge of coping alone with dangerous and uncertain situations. Often contrasted with ocnophil.

Origin

1950s: from philo-, on the pattern of acrobat.

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