Meaning of HECTIC in English

HECTIC

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a busy/hectic lifestyle

Many people these days have a busy lifestyle.

a hectic/frantic pace (= a very fast and hurried speed )

We worked at a hectic pace.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

day

Time spent in taking stock is time well spent, even in the middle of a hectic day .

Another hectic day was unfolding outside.

Well ... it looked as if tomorrow might be a very hectic day indeed.

days

Gone are those hectic days of summer, the helicopters, the crowding.

In the hectic days of I 96 I, such exploratory care and effort were virtually impossible.

The Navy has spent several hectic days examining the wayward bombs.

pace

By now the band were alternating their touring and recording schedules at a hectic pace .

Or, should they be slowing down because sooner or later their hectic pace will do them in?

The game was played at a hectic pace with chances at both ends right to the final whistle.

We worked at a hectic pace .

Peter Hall directs all this at a hectic pace around Carl Toms's lavish set.

schedule

The split was caused mainly by work - both his and Tessa's hectic schedules never seemed to meet.

Despite his increasingly hectic schedule , Haden graciously took time out to be interviewed about the Quartet and the Jazzfest tour.

With the birth less than six weeks away, Jacqui is juggling a hectic schedule between work and planning for the new arrival.

The hectic schedule ended in Cheltenham, where the Liberal democrats hope to overturn a Conservative majority of just under 5,000.

The prince and princess's hectic schedule of engagements will be closely observed by royal watchers.

But they reckoned without their hectic schedule .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

He'd just returned from a hectic 10-day trip to New York.

I know you have a hectic schedule, but could you pick something up for me on your way home?

In the last hectic weeks before the show started we were practically living in the theatre to get it ready on time.

It's been a pretty hectic week.

It was really hectic at work today.

There are two hundred guests arriving in one hour! That's why things are so hectic !

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

During the month of hectic packing and training at Fort Benning, I barely knew who they were.

I know we all enjoyed every minute of the three hectic months.

It was pretty hectic - and scary.

Peter Hall directs all this at a hectic pace around Carl Toms's lavish set.

The last few days had been hectic and exhausting.

The Navy has spent several hectic days examining the wayward bombs.

The summer of 1990 was too hectic .

Time spent in taking stock is time well spent, even in the middle of a hectic day.

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