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radge

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Scottish informal

Definition of radge in English:

noun

A wild, crazy, or violent person.
Example sentences
  • I shouted "Wind your ugly neck in, doss radge!"
  • A three-decade, on-off love affair - "It's platonic, ya radge - or metaphorical or somethin'" - was sealed with a kiss that night.
  • You lot bring that muppet into line or, by God, I will show you what a Scottish radge really is.

adjective

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Wild, crazy, or violent.
Example sentences
  • Except for that radge wee tinfoil suit, and a' them willies on its chin.
  • Or as radge as a shy, soft-spoken, beamer-prone guy like him can ever get.
  • Ah'm radge, if the truth be telt, ever getting involved with a Doyle.

Origin

1920s: apparently an alteration of rage.

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