Definition of frantically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfræntɪkli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfræntɪkli//
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  1. 1quickly and with a lot of activity, but in a way that is not very well organized They worked frantically to finish on time.
  2. 2without controlling your emotions because you are extremely frightened or worried about something ‘What do I do now?’ she thought frantically.