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- adj. In a state of panic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as panic-stricken.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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.
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- adj. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
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"It's a short-term panicky mode that people are in."
Go on the attack and she risks being labelled panicky and desperate.
The Pan of the universe drives people panicky, that is they lose speech.
You just can't see him because this so-called panicky deer won't stand up.
That isn't being fearful or panicky, that is just good sense. vendari01 wrote: Boogerman, you can see a car coming at you, if you look, and not step out in front of it.
That isn't being fearful or panicky, that is just good sense.
The decline has elicited a response from officials here that economists described as panicky, including a number of plans that would have seemed inconceivable a few months ago.
The Minnesota GOP has already released an ad that drills down on all of this, recalling Dayton's flight from DC because he was worried about the threat of terrorism, calling him "panicky" and "erratic."
It's very hard to pinpoint such things, but throughout the '80s, Carson's renown widened and deepened, and when he announced the date of his final "Tonight" show (more than a year in advance), a kind of panicky adoration evolved, much as it had when we trembled at the thought of losing Walter Cronkite as anchor of "CBS Evening News."
The children were escorted to the gym, and Walsh's mother picked Walsh and his sister up after a "panicky" drive from Flatbush.