English

Definition of 'frantic'

See related content

Synonyms of "frantic"
Synonyms of "frantic"
French Translation of "frantic"
French Translation of "frantic"
Translator
Translator
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : aerostat
Word of the day : aerostat
Hindi Translation of "frantic"
Hindi Translation of "frantic"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'frantic'

Example sentences containing 'frantic'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The result was funny, frantic and at times touching. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pace became increasingly frantic with little or no respite for the visitors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The company has been caught out by its frantic attempt to grow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We live in a society of frantic activity. Christianity Today (2000)Some of these contradictions could be explained by his frantic search for political support. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Noise can hammer away at your nerves until you become quite frantic. Lamplugh, Diana & Sterwin, Diana & Nottidge, Pamela Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The government had been making increasingly frantic efforts to stop military leaders talking to journalists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Price was renowned for her frantic rounds of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She pulled him out after a frantic search. The Sun (2007)It was difficult to keep up with the frantic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It set the stage for an afternoon of almost frantic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Frantic efforts were made by both camps across the day to persuade voters leaning their way to vote. The Sun (2016) Now the frantic, paranoid thoughts were gone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were frantic with worry. The Sun (2008) Now your frantic work week is coming to an end, it would be wise to slow down and take a rest. The Sun (2015)I found them - but it was a bit frantic at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was frantic but now I can relax. The Sun (2013)He's quite frantic enough, thank you very much. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For those of us with frantic, busy lives there's something romantic and relaxing about the thought of running a launderette. The Sun (2012)

Trends of 'frantic'

In Common Usage. frantic is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage for:

Translations for 'frantic'

British English: frantic /ˈfræntɪk/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is frantic, they are behaving in a desperate, wild, and disorganized way, because they are frightened, worried, or in a hurry.
A bird had been locked in and was quite frantic.
  • American English: frantic
  • Arabic: ثَائِر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: frenético
  • Chinese: 疯狂的
  • Croatian: van sebe
  • Czech: šílený
  • Danish: sanseløs
  • Dutch: paniekerig
  • European Spanish: frenético
  • Finnish: suunniltaan oleva
  • French: effréné
  • German: außer sich sein
  • Greek: φρενιτώδης
  • Italian: frenetico
  • Japanese: 半狂乱の
  • Korean: 미칠 듯한
  • Norwegian: panisk
  • Polish: szalony
  • European Portuguese: frenético
  • Romanian: frenetic
  • Russian: неистовый
  • Latin American Spanish: frenético
  • Swedish: desperat
  • Thai: ซึ่งไม่สามารถควบคุมอารมณ์ได้
  • Turkish: çılgın
  • Ukrainian: несамовитий
  • Vietnamese: cuống cuồng

Source

Definition of frantic from the Collins English Dictionary
#moon50
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access