manic-depressive


manic-depressive
manic-depressives
ADJ
If someone is manic-depressive, they have a medical condition in which they sometimes feel excited and confident and at other times very depressed.

She told them that her daughter-in-law was manic-depressive...

Manic depressive illness affects men and women equally.

N-COUNT
A manic-depressive is someone who is manic-depressive.

Her mother is a manic depressive.


English dictionary. 2008.