meaning of Anorexic

Anorexic meaning in Medical Dictionary

1. Pertaining to anorexia, lack of appetite.2. A drug or any other agent that causes anorexia and thus diminishes the appetite.

Anorexic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1876; see anorexia + -ic. The immediate resource or model is perhaps French anorexique. As a noun meaning "person with anorexia nervosa" its attested from 1913.

Anorexic meaning in General Dictionary

struggling with anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin

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  • someone experiencing anorexia nervosa