feverish Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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)

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uk   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.

feverish adjective (EXCITED/ACTIVE)

[before noun] unnaturallyexcited or ​active: Have you ​seen the feverish activity in the ​kitchen?
adverb uk   us   /-li/
They worked feverishly to ​meet the ​deadline.
(Definition of feverish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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