Definition of raging in English:


Line breaks: ra¦ging
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪʤɪŋ


  • 1Showing rage: a raging bull
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    • But it wasn't a raging bull; it was just terrified.
    • Her trained poodle had turned into a raging pit bull.
    • However, what was once a test of strength that pitted one man against a raging bull is now a free-for-all in a large open space.
    angry, furious, enraged, incensed, infuriated, irate, wrathful, seething, fuming, blazing, flaming mad, blazing mad, mad, ranting, raving, beside oneself
    informal livid, wild
    British informal , • dated waxy
  • 1.1Continuing with great force or intensity: the stream could become a raging torrent in wet weather her raging thirst
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    • It's the type of band you wish you could see at a raging party in your friend's basement but instead have to shell out mega-bucks to see on a mega-tour at a baseball stadium.
    • As the Cavanaghs rounded the corner, they stumbled into a raging party celebrating Armagh's win.
    • Simon said he has grown accustomed to regularly hearing what sounds like a raging party downstairs - usually after midnight.
    stormy, violent, strong, wild, turbulent, tempestuous, blusterysevere, extreme, huge, excessive, very great, inordinate
  • 1.2 informal Tremendous: he had been a raging success in Spain
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    • The Holiday Pledge Drive, into which the current round of fundraising seems to have evolved, has been a raging success.
    • The arrival of a U.S. colonel and his aides in Hercules C130 military transport planes, however, proved to be a raging success.
    • And by that standard, the third quarter was a raging success.

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