Definition of rave-up in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌrāv ˈəp/


Another term for rave1 (sense 2 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • Burn's suppers range from formal gatherings to uproariously informal rave-ups of drunkards and louts.
  • ‘It's getting you back to the good old days when you used to organize rave-ups for two or three thousand lunatics in an empty warehouse somewhere? ‘laughed Syd.’
  • This was a rave-up before they were even invented.

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Syllabification: rave-up

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