allergic allergic  /ə ˈlɜr dʒɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized by or caused by allergy
  2. (adj) having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)

Usage(s):

  1. Most cats produce a protein in their saliva that can trigger an allergic reaction in humans; some breeds, like the Siamese, produce less of it than others.
  2. More children are allergic to peanuts than ever before, and the school lunchroom may never be the same.
  3. But you don't have to eat anything to have an allergic food reaction.

News

  1. Severe egg allergy? There's now a flu shot for you

    People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots. A federal advisory panel on Thursday said a new vaccine that's made without eggs is an option for adults with severe allergies. Most current flu shots are made from viruses grown in eggs and could trigger allergic reactions in some cases. The new Flublok vaccine is made with cell technology, which is used for other ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Allergic to Eggs? There's a Flu Shot for You

    People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots. A federal advisory panel on Thursday said a new vaccine that's made without eggs is an option for adults with severe allergies. Current flu shots are made from viruses grown in eggs and could trigger allergic reactions in some cases. The new Flublok vaccine is made with cell technology, which is used for other kinds ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

  3. A New Flu Shot — Hold The Eggs

    If you are allergic to eggs, you've probably been told you can't get a flu vaccine. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new vaccine -- which is egg-free -- will now be available for the upcoming flu season. Roll up your sleeve!
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CBS Denver

Quotes

  1. "Mandy is one of those genuinely sweet angelic people you wish to meet your whole life," Adams said in a statement issued in August to confirm the break-up. "Unfortunately I am allergic to paparazzi."
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Ryan Adams Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. Asked about his love life, Timberlake joked: "I'm allergic to those type of questions."
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Justin Timberlake Source: FOXNews

  3. "It was just an allergic reaction," Owens said. "It's very unfortunate for the reports to go from an allergic reaction to a definite suicide attempt."
    on Sep 27, 2006 By: Terrell Owens Source: CNN International

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