from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affected with fever or ague.
  • Having the nature of fever.
  • Having a tendency to produce fever.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Affected with fever or ague; feverish.
  • adjective Pertaining to, or having the nature of, fever.
  • adjective rare Having the tendency to produce fever.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective affected with fever or ague
  • adjective having the nature of fever
  • adjective rare having a tendency to produce fever; as a feverous disposition of the year

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

  • adjective having or affected by a fever


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word feverous.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.