Definition of febrile adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    febrile

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfɛbraɪl//
     
    , NAmE//ˈfibraɪl//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) nervous, excited, and very active a product of her febrile imagination
  2. 2(medical) (of an illness) caused by fever
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