diabetic


1di·a·bet·ic

adjective \ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik\

: affected with diabetes

: caused by diabetes

: suitable for people with diabetes

Full Definition of DIABETIC

1
:  of or relating to diabetes or diabetics
2
:  affected with diabetes
3
:  occurring in or caused by diabetes <diabetic coma>
4
:  suitable for diabetics <diabetic food>

Examples of DIABETIC

  1. new drugs for treating diabetic patients

First Known Use of DIABETIC

1799

2diabetic

noun

: a person who has diabetes

Full Definition of DIABETIC

:  a person affected with diabetes

First Known Use of DIABETIC

1840

Rhymes with DIABETIC

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