1

diabetic

play
adjective di·a·bet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik\

Definition of diabetic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to diabetes or diabetics

  2. 2 :  affected with diabetes

  3. 3 :  occurring in or caused by diabetes <diabetic coma>

  4. 4 :  suitable for diabetics <diabetic food>

Examples of diabetic in a sentence

  1. new drugs for treating diabetic patients

1799

First Known Use of diabetic

1799


2

diabetic

noun di·a·bet·ic

Definition of diabetic

  1. :  a person affected with diabetes

1840

First Known Use of diabetic

1840


DIABETIC Defined for English Language Learners

1

diabetic

play
adjective di·a·bet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik\

Definition of diabetic for English Language Learners

  • : affected with diabetes

  • : caused by diabetes

  • : suitable for people with diabetes


2

diabetic

noun di·a·bet·ic

Definition of diabetic for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has diabetes


DIABETIC Defined for Kids

diabetic

play
noun di·a·bet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik\

Definition of diabetic for Students

  1. :  a person with diabetes


Medical Dictionary

1

diabetic

play
adjective di·a·bet·ic \ˌdī-ə-ˈbet-ik\

Medical Definition of diabetic

  1. 1:  of or relating to diabetes or diabetics

  2. 2:  affected with diabetes

  3. 3:  occurring in or caused by diabetes <a diabetic coma>

  4. 4:  suitable for diabetics <diabetic food>


2

diabetic

noun di·a·bet·ic

Medical Definition of diabetic

  1. :  a person affected with diabetes


Learn More about diabetic


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up diabetic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

skillful, artistic, or intricate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog-cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ