hyperthyroid

[hahy-per-thahy-roid]
adjective Pathology.
  1. of, relating to, or having hyperthyroidism.
  2. characterized by extreme intensity, emotionalism, or lack of restraint: hyperthyroid journalism.

Origin of hyperthyroid

First recorded in 1915–20; hyper- + thyroid
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