Definition of rampage in English:

rampage

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verb

Pronunciation: /ramˈpeɪdʒ
 
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[no object, with adverbial of direction]
  • (Especially of a large group of people) move through a place in a violent and uncontrollable manner: several thousand demonstrators rampaged through the city
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    • There were men dressed in dark armor rampaging around the city with torches and weapons.
    • Football hooligans have already been captured on television rampaging through the streets of Portugal.
    • Innocent victims caught up in the riots spoke last night of their terror as a mob rampaged along the streets they call home.
    Synonyms
    rush wildly/madly, riot, run riot, go on the rampage, run amok, go berserk, storm, charge, tear; rave
    informal steam

noun

Pronunciation: /ramˈpeɪdʒ
 
, ˈrampeɪdʒ
 
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[usually in singular] Back to top  

Derivatives

rampager

noun

Origin

late 17th century: perhaps based on the verb ramp and the noun rage.

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