Definition of rager in English:

rager

Line breaks: rager
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪdʒə
 
/

noun

  • 1A person or thing that rages: the coach is a considerably different character to his predecessors, the rationalist rather than the rager we get either a lot of small fires, or a bunch of ragers, which require sustained fire-fighting activity
    More example sentences
    • Leni Zumas's visceral debut novel is a darkly funny and disturbing rager.
    • He saw that a lot of characters over the last 20 or so years have been comic ragers, angry people, and I think he set himself the challenge of trying to say, "What happens if you have a character whose comedy comes from the fact that she can't ever be angry, except maybe when she was alone?"
    • Like many other Belgian architects he went from traditionalism to an opulent non-mainstream modernism - there don't seem to have been many Blomfieldesque ragers against Modernismus here.
  • 1.1North American informal A wild party, typically involving the consumption of alcohol: their house parties weren’t typical high-school ragers
    More example sentences
    • At a motel room rager, fun reaches its legal limit and the girls are arrested and taken to jail.
    • Sandberg throws big ragers - with live music and up to 500 guests - for special occasions like opening day of the sail season, Fleet Week, and the summer solstice.
    • While next Tuesday's Safety Scissors gig is certified bananas, last Tuesday over at Blizzarts it was a teary eyed rager as the Flexout crew bid a fond farewell to their regular night.
  • 1.2Australian informal A person who habitually enjoys themselves at parties, nightclubs, etc. in a wild or unrestrained way: all over Queensland, ragers are getting ready for the biggest party of the year
    More example sentences
    • Ragers follow the party.
    • Where are my ragers at?
    • The recent Preakness centaur mascot "Kegasus" was adopted purely to cater to this infield crowd, the ragers who often couldn't care less about who wins, places or shows.

More definitions of rager

Definition of rager in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little