Simple Definition of frantic
: feeling or showing a lot of fear and worry
: having a lot of wild and hurried activity
Examples of frantic in a sentence
The girl was frantic with fear.
They made a frantic search for the missing child.
They were making frantic preparations for the party.
a frantic attempt to finish on schedule
Origin of frantic
Middle English frenetik, frantik — more at frenetic
First Known Use: 14th century
FRANTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of frantic for Students
1 : feeling or showing fear and worry <a frantic search>
2 : having wild and hurried activity <They made a frantic attempt to finish.>
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