Contagious vs Pestilentail - What's the difference?

contagious | pestilentail |

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(en adjective)
  • Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.
  • The flu was so contagious that everybody in town got sick!
  • Of a fashion, laughter, etc., easily passed on to others.
  • Wearing jeans was a contagious fad at that time.
  • Of a person, having a disease that can be transmitted to another person by touch.
  • They were highly contagious , spreading bacteria to other people.


    * (of a disease) catching, infectious * infectious


    * non-contagious

    Derived terms

    * contagiousness * contagion


    Not English

    Pestilentail has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'pestilentail':

    pestilential, postelectoral, postdiluvial