from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Talking or behaving irrationally; wild.
  • adjective Exciting admiration.
  • noun Delirious, irrational speech.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Furious exclamation; irrational incoherent talk.
  • Furious with delirium; mad; distracted.
  • Fit to excite admiration or enthusiasm; hence, amazing, intense, superlative, or the like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Talking irrationally and wildly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of rave.
  • noun usually plural Wild, incoherent, or irrational talk.
  • adjective Talking wildly.
  • adjective Causing excitement or wild praise.
  • adverb Incoherently

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun declaiming wildly
  • adverb in a raving manner


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