Dictionary

hallucinatory

adjective hal·lu·ci·na·to·ry \hə-ˈlü-sə-nə-ˌtr-ē, -ˈlüs-nə-\

Definition of HALLUCINATORY

1
:  tending to produce hallucination <hallucinatory drugs>
2
:  resembling, involving, or being a hallucination <hallucinatory dreams> <a hallucinatory figure>

First Known Use of HALLUCINATORY

1830

hallucinatory

adjective hal·lu·ci·na·to·ry \hə-ˈlüs-ən-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˈlüs-nə-, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HALLUCINATORY

1
:  tending to produce hallucinations <hallucinatory drugs>
2
:  resembling, involving, or being a hallucination <hallucinatory dreams> <a hallucinatory figure>
hal·lu·ci·na·to·ri·ly \-ˌtōr-ə-lē, -ˌtr-\ adverb

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hallucinogenPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hallucinationAll Words Near: hallucinatory
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears