fever pitch

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  1. a high degree of excitement, as of a gathering of people: The announcement of victory brought the crowd to fever pitch.

Origin of fever pitch

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for fever pitch

fever pitch

  1. a state of intense excitement: things were at fever pitch with the election coming up

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