Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, characterized by, or caused by an allergy: an allergic reaction to airborne pollen.
  • adj. Having an allergy: allergic children; highly allergic to penicillin.
  • adj. Informal Having a dislike; averse: allergic to work.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to allergy.
  • adj. Having an allergy.
  • adj. Excessively sensitive; susceptible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to allergy.
  • adj. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibilty especially to a specific factor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by or caused by allergy
  • adj. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)

Etymologies

allergy +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

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