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[fee-bruh l, feb-ruh l or, esp. British, fee-brahyl] /ˈfi brəl, ˈfɛb rəl or, esp. British, ˈfi braɪl/

pertaining to or marked by fever; feverish.
of or relating to fever; feverish

1650s, from Medieval Latin febrilis “pertaining to fever,” from Latin febris “a fever” (see fever).

febrile feb·rile (fěb’rəl, fē’brəl)
Of, relating to, or characterized by fever; feverish.


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