Verboticism: Dentistalaxaphobia

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DEFINITION: n. A fear dental instruments, in particular the fear that your dentist will drop an instrument down your throat while chatting with the dental assistant.

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Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: den-TEESTA-LACKS-a-foe-bee-a

Sentence: Dr. Michaels was far too engrossed in his phone conversation with his mistress secretary to notice he was dangerously close to dropping a dentil pick right down Jane's throat, giving her an increasing feeling of dentistalaxaphobia.

Etymology: Dentist, lax, and phobia.

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