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rave
American English: /reɪv/
British English: /reɪv/

Translation of rave in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (talk deliriously)
    Example sentences
    • The Prime Minister raved incoherently: ‘I see myself as the big fat spider in the corner of the room.’
    • The Pythia would rave and babble incoherently.
    • When he succeeded in waking us up, we had been completely incoherent, raving about caves and pigeons and dark unspeakable evil.
  • 2 (talk, write enthusiastically)to rave about something/somebodythe critics raved about the new play
    los críticos pusieron a la nueva obra por las nubes
    everybody's raving about my new haircut
    a todos les ha encantado mi nuevo corte de pelo
    Example sentences
    • That said, nearly all the guests I spoke to raved about their excursions, claiming they were the highlight of their holiday.
    • Salthouse had the critics raving about their last album ‘Dream by Day’.
    • Critics are already raving about the new Channel Four programme ‘Shameless’, which hits the screen tonight.
  • 3 (talk angrily)
    Example sentences
    • Sure, the lyrics are angry, bitter, raving, mad, obscene, and a 1000 other adjectives, but they don't change my opinion.
    • He was then standing in the street ranting and raving and my dad asked him to move out the way, and the guy said he would be back.
    • Mr Welling said: ‘The defendant telephoned her and he was abusive, ranting and raving.’

noun

[colloquial]
  • 1 (praise) (before noun) rave reviews
    críticas (feminine plural) muy favorables
    Example sentences
    • And though his realistic and hard-hitting film has won some rave reviews, Tigmanshu is certainly not resting on his laurels.
    • Performing at the Cotton Club, the girls won rave reviews from critics.
    • It is listed on the Australian and US stock markets and has won rave reviews for its financial performances.
  • 2 (British) 2.1 (party)
    (fiesta con música acid)
    2.2rave-up
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