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"feverish" in British English

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feverishadjective

uk   /ˈfiː.vər.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈfiː.vər.ɪʃ/
  • feverish adjective (ILL)

suffering from ​fever (= high ​bodytemperature): I'm ​feeling a ​bit feverish - I ​hope it's not the ​start of ​flu.
feverishly
adverb uk   /ˈfiː.vər.ɪʃ.li/  us   /ˈfiː.vər.ɪʃ.li/
They worked feverishly to ​meet the ​deadline.
(Definition of feverish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feverish" in American English

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feverishadjective

  • feverish adjective (HAVING FEVER)

 us   /ˈfi·vər·ɪʃ/ having a ​fever: I’m ​feeling a little feverish – I ​hope it’s not the ​flu.
  • feverish adjective (EXCITED)

 /ˈfi·vər·ɪʃ/ very ​active; ​showinggreatexcitement: They ​worked from ​dark to ​dawn at a feverish ​pace.
(Definition of feverish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feverish”
in Arabic مًحموم…
in Korean 고열이 있는…
in Portuguese febril…
in Catalan febrós…
in Japanese 熱っぽい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生病的, 发烧的…
in Turkish ateşli, heyecanlı, telaşlı…
in Russian лихорадочный, возбужденный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生病的, 發燒的…
in Italian febbricitante…
in Polish rozpalony, gorączkujący, gorączkowy…
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