(noun, verb)


1. a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

Similar word(s): febricity, febrility, feverishness, pyrexia

Definition categories: state, symptom

2. intense nervous anticipation

- in a fever of resentment

Definition categories: feeling, anticipation, expectancy

Sentences with fever as a noun:

- "I have a fever. I think I've the flu."

- scarlet fever


1. To put into a fever; to affect with fever.

- a fevered lip

- The white hand of a lady fever thee. — Shakespeare.