hyperactive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hyperactive” in the English Dictionary

"hyperactive" in British English

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uk   /ˌhaɪ.pər'æk.tɪv/  us   /-pɚ-/
Someone who is hyperactive has more ​energy than is ​normal, gets ​excitedeasily, and cannot ​stay still or ​think about ​work: Hyperactive ​children often have ​poorconcentration and ​require very little ​sleep.
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noun [U] uk   /-ækˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ækˈt̬ɪv.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of hyperactive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hyperactive" in American English

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hyperactiveadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌhɑɪ·pəˈræk·tɪv/
(esp. of ​children) ​extremely or ​unusuallyactive: She ​wanted to ​keep her hyperactive ​sonbusy.
(Definition of hyperactive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hyperactive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多动亢奋的, 过分活跃的…
in Turkish çok hareketli, hiperaktif…
in Russian легко возбудимый, гиперактивный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好動亢奮的, 過度活躍的…
in Polish nadpobudliwy…
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