from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to panic; inclined to panic or sudden fright; disposed to disseminate panic; affected by panic used particularly with reference to operations of trade or commerce: as, the market was very panicky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Same as panic-stricken.

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  • adjective In a state of panic.

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  • adjective thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation


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  • "Make a show of resistance, panicky and disorganized, like a whaler might... Present company excepted, Mister Hogg." --Captain Aubrey, "Master and Commander"

    February 21, 2007