type A

adjective

Definition of type A

  1. :  relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by impatience, aggressiveness, and competitiveness and that is held to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease <type A behavior>

1970

First Known Use of type a

1970


Medical Dictionary

1

type A

adjective

Medical Definition of type A

  1. :  relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by impatience, aggressiveness, and competitiveness and that has been implicated by some studies as a factor increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease <type A behavior>


2

type A

noun

Medical Definition of type A

  1. :  an individual with a type A personality


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