an abnormal fear of drafts of air, gases, or airborne matter.
He was at the same time attacked by aerophobia to a prodigious degree.
Louis Pasteur Ren Vallery-Radot
a pathological fear of draughts of air
aerophobia aer·o·pho·bi·a (âr’ə-fō’bē-ə)
An abnormal fear of air, especially drafts.
any musical wind instrument. Historical Examples He felt unwell; he felt angry; if the aerophone refused to work at all to-morrow, he would care nothing. Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard I think, I really think I have nearly perfected my aerophone. Stella Fregelius H. Rider Haggard Can you give me a short description of the […]
. Contemporary Examples I do not recall what sort of aeroplane Mr. Hughes had at the time; however, it was quite comfortable, as I recall. Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days David Freeman December 12, 2014 Historical Examples If a third aeroplane is used, it must be placed at an angle […]