Definition of fever pitch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


fever pitch

BrE BrE//ˈfiːvə pɪtʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːvər pɪtʃ//
[uncountable, countable]
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a very high level of excitement or activity Speculation about his future had reached fever pitch. Excitement has been at fever pitch for days. The crowd had been roused to fever pitch by the drama of the game.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fever pitch