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Definition of allergic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1allergic (to something) having an allergy to something I like cats but unfortunately I'm allergic to them.
  2. 2caused by an allergy an allergic reaction
  3. 3[not before noun] allergic to something (informal) (humorous) having a strong dislike of something or someone You could see he was allergic to homework.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: allergic