epileptic Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “epileptic” - English Dictionary

Definition of "epileptic" - British English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˌep.ɪˈlep.tɪk/
suffering from or ​caused by ​epilepsy: an epileptic fit Her ​aunt is epileptic.

epilepticnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌep.ɪˈlep.tɪk/
someone who has ​epilepsy
(Definition of epileptic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “epileptic”
in Arabic صَرعي…
in Korean 간질병의…
in Portuguese epiléptico, -a…
in Catalan epilèptic…
in Japanese てんかんの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 癫痫的, 患癫痫的…
in Turkish sara hastası…
in Russian страдающий эпилепсией…
in Chinese (Traditional) 患癲癇的, 由癲癇引起的…
in Italian epilettico…
in Polish epilepty-k/czka…
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