verb (used with object), pan·icked, pan·ick·ing.
verb (used without object), pan·icked, pan·ick·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM panicpan·ick·y, adjectiveun·pan·ick·y, adjective
Words nearby panic
Example sentences from the Web for panicky
It's a panicky move coming amid a deluge of corruption allegations a week before key elections.
“He was embarrassed and panicky and apologized and said ‘I wanted to see if I could get myself free,’” she told the court.Scotland Yard: Dead Spy in a Bag Probably an Accident|Nico Hines|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You heard the panicky tones of operatives flooded with calls from the field about technical snafus and mass confusion.
There is also no reason for a panicky Islamophobic response.
People get panicky, they're afraid to stay the course, so they start selling.
Yet she dared not remain till the last, for a panicky picture in her mind showed her to herself paralyzed forever on the brink.The Madigans|Miriam Michelson
A panicky thought came to Honora, that Mrs. Holt might suddenly inquire as to the whereabouts of Mr. Brent's wife.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill
But, if you can collect and arrange your gray brain matter, and suppress all panicky feeling, it is easily got along with.Woodcraft and Camping|George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
I just shocked Suggs and the rest into a panicky silence while I ranted.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
All of a sudden—well, I guess I got panicky when it finally hit me as to what all this really means.The Year When Stardust Fell|Raymond F. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for panicky (1 of 2)
verb -ics, -icking or -icked
Derived forms of panicpanicky, adjective
Word Origin for panic
British Dictionary definitions for panicky (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for panicky
Other words from panicpan′ic v.
Idioms and Phrases with panicky
see push the panic button.