Simple Definition of contagious
: able to be passed from one person or animal to another by touching
: having a sickness that can be passed to someone else by touching
: capable of being easily spread to others : causing other people to feel or act a similar way
Examples of contagious in a sentence
It's a highly contagious virus.
I have a cold and I'm still contagious.
I'm sick, but the doctor says I'm not contagious.
First Known Use of contagious
Rhymes with contagious
courageous, outrageous, rampageous, umbrageous
CONTAGIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of contagious for Students
1 : able to be passed from one individual to another through contact <a contagious disease>
2 : having a sickness that can be passed to someone else
3 : causing other people to feel or act a similar way <a contagious laugh>
Medical Definition of contagious
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