fever pitch


fever pitch

noun

: a state of extreme excitement or activity

Full Definition of FEVER PITCH

:  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.

First Known Use of FEVER PITCH

1846

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