Definition of "infected" []

  • Having a communicable disease (adjective)
  • Contaminated with pathogenic microorganisms (adjective)
  • Used to describe a place where pathogenic microorganisms are causing a disease to spread among people, animals, or plants (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of infect. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Referring to something that has received an infection (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "infected" in a sentence
  • "Apparently, his time around McCain infected him with ‘flip-flopitis’."
  • "I thought the only way to get infected is through mosquito bites."
  • "Valley Fever is a mild, flu-like ailment caused by breathing in infected dust."