(noun, adjective)


1. using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity

- electric current

- electric wiring

- electrical appliances

Similar word(s): electrical

2. (of a situation) exceptionally tense

- an atmosphere electric with suspicion

Similar word(s): tense

3. affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling

- gave an electric reading of the play

Similar word(s): exciting, galvanic, galvanising, galvanizing

Sentences with electric as an adjective:

- Is that a rechargeable vacuum? No, it's electric.


1. a car that is powered by electricity

Definition categories: man–made, auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar