fever pitch

noun

Definition of fever pitch

  1. :  a state of intense excitement and agitation

Examples of fever pitch in a sentence

  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


FEVER PITCH Defined for English Language Learners

fever pitch

noun

Definition of fever pitch for English Language Learners

  • : a state of extreme excitement or activity

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