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Definition of "hysteric" []

  • A person suffering from hysteria. (noun)
  • A fit of uncontrollable laughing or crying. (noun)
  • An attack of hysteria. (noun)
  • Hysterical. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hysteric" in a sentence
  • "Ball 17.38 records a curious case of what he calls hysteric aphonia."
  • "Ball records a curious case of what he calls hysteric aphonia."
  • "An intriguing analogue to the feminist hysteric is the homosexual activist. "