Cocklaphobia means: A fear of headgear or hats, maybe what’s under it, or wearing them. This would lead to the opposite, the love of or fetish for hats of kapelophile. It is likely that this stems from French words chapeau, chapeauxs, chapel, chapeaus and chapel, which are all Latin translations of the Latin word cappellum, which means “hood, cap”, or the diminutive cappa, which is where cap gets its original meaning. You could also extrapolate chapeauphobia and kapelophobia. Chapeauphile, if you’re creative, could be just as valid words. They sound more natural than… cocklaphobia It seems that we lack long, fancy words to describe hats which is really a shame. tips hat. (in Community Dictionary, added by Dominique Franklin)