Verboticism: Autonecrophobia


DEFINITION: v. To instinctively slam your foot on "the brakes" even though you're just a passenger. Often occurs when the actual driver fails to brake appropriately. n. A sudden jerk of the leg.

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Created by: omista

Pronunciation: aw-to-nec-RO-FO-BE-uh

Sentence: Jims autonecrophobia was so overwhelming that he found it hard to let anyone else drive.

Etymology: auto- self/car; necro- death; phobia- fear of

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