2020欧洲杯滚球

cabin fever

noun

Definition of cabin fever

: extreme irritability and restlessness from living in isolation or a confined indoor area for a prolonged time

Examples of cabin fever in a Sentence

She suffered from cabin fever during the long winter. a bad case of cabin fever
Recent Examples on the Web Here are a few family-friendly activities for kids and adults with cabin fever. Allie Morris, Dallas News, "Check out these family-friendly things to do in Grapevine this summer," 23 June 2020 Is your cabin fever strong enough to be enticed by super-cheap flight deals? Shannon Mcmahon, Condé Nast Traveler, "The U.S. Cities With the Biggest Fare Drops This Summer," 22 June 2020 Finally, one useful tool for combating cabin fever is a schedule. The industry is betting on a comeback thanks to Americans who are dealing with cabin fever yet want vacation options that allow for social distancing and aren't far from home. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "More turning to RVs, motor homes to escape COVID-19 – and get away from it all," 12 June 2020 With cabin fever set in, many people want to start traveling beyond Texas and luxury coach service Vonlane is ready to oblige. Sonia Ramirez, Houston Chronicle, "Traveling just got easier with luxury coach Vonlane serving as your 'private jet' on wheels'," 5 June 2020 There are a lot of folks out there who are getting a first-hand dose of real cabin fever. The mixed messages coupled with collective cabin fever are sparking clashes at businesses. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "Masks spark public judgment, ridicule among customers as businesses reopen," 26 May 2020 After some weeks, cabin fever set in and people started venturing out, carefully, warily, like house cats in dog country. Carl Nolte, SFChronicle.com, "San Francisco’s Holly Park, a marvelous cure for cabin fever," 23 May 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cabin fever.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of cabin fever

1918, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cabin fever

Time Traveler for cabin fever

Time Traveler

The first known use of cabin fever was in 1918

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cabin fever

Last Updated

29 Jun 2020

Cite this Entry

“Cabin fever.” waleadership.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://waleadership.com/dictionary/cabin%20fever. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for cabin fever

2020欧洲杯滚球cabin fever

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cabin fever

: an unhappy and impatient feeling that comes from being indoors for too long

Comments on cabin fever

What made you want to look up cabin fever? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!