Meaning of “paranoid” in the English Dictionary

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"paranoid" in British English

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paranoidadjective

uk /ˈpær.ən.ɔɪd/ us /ˈper.ə.nɔɪd/

(Definition of “paranoid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"paranoid" in American English

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paranoidadjective

us /ˈpær·əˌnɔɪd/

anxious because you do not feel you can trust others, or medical suffering from paranoia:

My husband is very paranoid about making sure everything’s locked.

(Definition of “paranoid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)