Translation of rave in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /reɪv/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (talk deliriously) delirar
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    • 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.
    1.2 (talk, write enthusiastically)to rave about sth/sb the 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
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    • 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.
    1.3 (talk angrily) despotricar*
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    • 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.’


  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) 2.1 (party)[ fiesta con música acid ] 2.2rave-up

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