infectious = 'imparting excitement, enjoyment, etc.'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 27 17:35:55 UTC 2010

CNN asked a grad studentfrom Connecticut why she chose to enter Tulane as a
freshman soon after the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina.

Her reply: "Because New Orleans is an infectious city."

Not in OED.


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