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fever pitch

noun

Simple Definition of fever pitch

  • : a state of extreme excitement or activity

Full Definition of fever pitch

  1. :  a state of intense excitement and agitation

Examples of fever pitch

  1. I worked myself up to a fever pitch of enthusiasm.

  2. New allegations brought interest in the scandal to a fever pitch.

  3. Demand for the new car soon reached fever pitch.



1846

First Known Use of fever pitch

1846


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