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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Talking or behaving irrationally; wild: a raving maniac.
  • adj. Exciting admiration: a raving beauty.
  • n. Delirious, irrational speech.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of rave.
  • n. Wild, incoherent, or irrational talk.
  • adj. Talking wildly.
  • adj. Causing excitement or wild praise.
  • adv. Incoherently

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Talking irrationally and wildly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. declaiming wildly
  • adv. in a raving manner

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