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English definition of “feverish”

feverish

adjective uk   /ˈfiː.vər.ɪʃ/ us  

feverish adjective (ILL)

suffering from fever (= high body temperature): I'm feeling a bit feverish - I hope it's not the start of flu.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu

feverish adjective (EXCITED/ACTIVE)

[before noun] unnaturally excited or active: Have you seen the feverish activity in the kitchen?Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
feverishly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
They worked feverishly to meet the deadline.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of feverish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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