What are the French equivalents of
- a germophobe
and what are their genders?
(1) la germophobie (2) germophobe (3) un/e germophobe
or is it
(1) la mysophobie (2) mysophobe (3) un/e mysophobe
or is it both ?
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Mysophobe/mysophobie wouldn't be understood at all by most if not all people in France.
Germophobe/germophobie would be better, but I guess some people would think these words are related to Germany.
A couple of words sometimes used, especially this year, are virusophobe and to a lesser extent virusophobie. They are more specialized than the former but immediately understood by everyone, although probably not considered as official, "serious" words. Otherwise, you can just say quelqu'un qui a la phobie des microbes.