hectic - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hectic”

See all translations

hectic

adjective
 
 
/ˈhektɪk/
extremely busy: Business has been hectic recently. a hectic day/week/month She wants to get away from the hectic pace of New York. Oil prices jumped over $1 a barrel, pushing up to $69 during hectic trading. a hectic schedule/lifestyle hectic growth/expansion/activity
Translations of “hectic”
in Arabic مَحْموم…
in Korean 바쁜…
in Malaysian sgt sibuk…
in French trépidant…
in Turkish telaşlı, heyecanlı, son derece yoğun…
in Italian frenetico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繁忙的,忙碌的…
in Russian сумасшедший, суматошный…
in Polish gorączkowy…
in Vietnamese bận rộn…
in Spanish febril, frenético…
in Portuguese frenético…
in Thai วุ่นวาย…
in German hektisch…
in Catalan agitat, intens…
in Japanese とても忙しい, てんやわんやの…
in Indonesian sibuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 繁忙的,忙碌的…
(Definition of hectic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hectic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hectic” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Contestants…suck on a modified vaper until they’ve filled their chest cavity with enough vaporised nicotine “e-juice” to shoot out a belch of white smoke upwards of 4ft long.

Read More