- having fever, esp. slight fever
- of, like, or caused by fever
- causing fever
- greatly excited or agitated
- A person who has a body temperature of 102 is an example of someone who is feverish.
- A crowd that is shouting and yelling because their team is winning is an example of a crowd that would be described as feverish.
The definition of feverish describes someone whose temperature is too high, or someone who is greatly excited or has high energy.
- a. Relating to or resembling a fever.b. Having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever.c. Causing or tending to cause fever.
- Marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity: worked at a feverish pace.
feverish - Medical Definition
- Relating to or resembling a fever.
- Having a fever or symptoms characteristic of a fever.
- Causing or tending to cause fever.
- The count's face was white and he could not control the feverish twitching of his lower jaw.
- He drank it eagerly, looking with feverish eyes at the door in front of him as if trying to understand and remember something.
- But the rashness of the emperor's brother Titianus and of Proculus, prefect of the praetorian guards, added to Otho's feverish impatience, overruled all opposition, and an immediate advance was decided upon, Otho himself remaining behind with a considerable reserve force at Brixellum, on the southern bank of the Po.
- One large, white, plump leg twitched rapidly all the time with a feverish tremor.
- A second nurse and a sister of mercy had feverish attacks, but no further case occurred.