1.EXAMPLE: The sick child's febrile convulsions were caused by an acute infection.这位生病孩子的热惊厥是因急性感染导致的。2.EXAMPLE: The humorous, popular novelist who writes a couple of new books every year has a febrile imagination.这位幽默的畅销小说作家有着狂热的想象力，他每年都写两本新书。
1. (adjective) Caused by, or related to a fever.
2. (adjective) Highly excited and full of nervous energy.
1.EXAMPLE: The sick child's febrile convulsions were caused by an acute infection.
2.EXAMPLE: The humorous, popular novelist who writes a couple of new books every year has a febrile imagination.
(IDIOM) Derogatory term describing prominent people who have authority but lack genuine ability, and who do nothing but wear expensive suits.
EXAMPLE: Most of the committee's members are empty suits who got their powerful positions simply because of family connections, not because of talent or experience.