noun, plural fren·zies.
verb (used with object), fren·zied, fren·zy·ing.
- frenulum of pudendal lips,
- frenulum of tongue,
- frequency band
Origin of frenzy
Examples from the Web for frenzy
I am scared that, like me, they will arrive and see a frenzy of disorganization, fear and, most frightening, quarantine.
The media goes into a frenzy when egregious examples of bad mothers occur, like Susan Smith or Casey Anthony.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide|Jean Kim|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Republicans have been in a frenzy since realizing that the IRS was missing two years of Lerner emails.House Republicans Take on John Koskinen: Scenes From an IRS Sideshow|Tim Mak|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Arriving at the Melody Ballroom, the atmosphere was a frenzy of joy, jubilation and holy bedlam.
In a frenzy of activity, he set to work filling the wall of his studio.
The smooth, regular flow of the pen over the paper roused Katherine to a frenzy of exasperation.A Rock in the Baltic|Robert Barr
No; what was alarming at Poor Luck Barrens was not a frenzy of insanity—it was the delirium of pneumonia.Billy Topsail, M.D.|Norman Duncan
Heywood sprang to intervene, in the same instant that the disturber of trade swept his arm down in frenzy.Dragon's blood|Henry Milner Rideout
A species of frenzy had seized on the spectators, and all bid furiously; the girl was still weeping.The Buccaneer Chief|Gustave Aimard
"Suttenly I'll done kill him," screamed the boy in a a frenzy of rage.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)|John McElroy
noun plural -zies
verb -zies, -zying or -zied
Word Origin for frenzy
mid-14c., "delirium, insanity," from Old French frenesie, from Medieval Latin phrenesia, from phrenesis, back-formation from Latin phreneticus "delirious" (see frenetic). Meaning "excited state of mind" is from c.1400.