Definition of premenstrual in English:

premenstrual

adjective

  • Of, occurring, or experienced before menstruation.

    ‘premenstrual tension’
    • ‘They will want to know what medicine is good for headaches, arthritis, premenstrual conditions, insomnia, or a host of other conditions.’
    • ‘Seventy-five percent of the women reported significant improvement in premenstrual symptoms.’
    • ‘For how long have women suffered from premenstrual symptoms?’
    • ‘Alcohol affects some women negatively during their premenstrual period.’
    • ‘It is prescribed for premenstrual problems rather than depression.’
    • ‘I view menstruation and premenstrual symptoms as a liability.’
    • ‘During the premenstrual stage, women with irregular cycles may not be more aware of their symptoms than women with regular cycles, for at this time an overall heightened focus on premenstrual symptoms is common for all women.’
    • ‘Studies have shown that women who reduce their caffeine intake two weeks before menstruation suffer less premenstrual breast tenderness.’
    • ‘The first ‘modern’ account of premenstrual tension was published in a medical journal in 1931.’

Pronunciation

premenstrual

/priːˈmɛnstrʊəl/