arthritic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ɑːˈθrɪt.ɪk/  us   /ɑːrˈθrɪt̬-/
suffering from or ​affected by ​arthritis: Her ​hands were ​swollen and arthritic. arthritic joints

arthriticnoun [C]

uk   /ɑːˈθrɪt.ɪk/  us   /ɑːrˈθrɪt̬-/
a ​person who ​suffers from ​arthritis: Many arthritics ​find it ​difficult to ​climbstairs.
(Definition of arthritic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “arthritic”
in Arabic شِرْيانيّ…
in Korean 관절염의…
in Portuguese artrítico…
in Catalan artrític…
in Japanese 関節炎の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关节炎患者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關節炎患者…
in Italian artritico…
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