Fear of ventriloquist's dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues - anything that falsly represents a sentient being.
Sally, who has Automatonophobia, had a nightmare about ventriloquist's dummies chasing her and killing her. She had a heart attack and died.
by AshleyXOX March 07, 2007
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Fear of Ventriloquist dummies, animatronic figures or wax dummies
We were watching Jeff Dunham on T.V last night and when Sue saw Walter the dummy she nearly had a heart attack then she told me that she had Automatonophobia. I then apologised.
by Metalfan 2010 November 07, 2010