HyperDic: contagious

English > 2 senses of the word contagious:
ADJECTIVEallcontagiouseasily diffused or spread as from one person to another
allcontagious, catching, communicable, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
contagious > pronunciation
Soundskahntey'jhahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > contagious: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningeasily diffused or spread as from one person to another.
Example"a contagious grin"
Broaderinfectiouseasily spread
Spanishcontagioso
Catalancontagiós
Nounscontagionthe communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people
Adverbscontagiouslyin a contagious manner
English > contagious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection.
Synonymscatching, communicable, contractable, transmissible, transmittable
Broaderinfectiouseasily spread
Spanishcomunicable, contagiosa, contagioso, trasmisible
Catalancontagiós, transmissible
Nounscontagionan incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
contagionany disease easily transmitted by contact

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