raging

  • 1 Raging — Ra ging (r[=a] j[i^]ng), a. & n. from {Rage}, v. i. {Ra ging*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 raging — index disorderly, lunatic, outrageous, severe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 raging — [adj] violent; mad angry, at boiling point*, bent*, bent out of shape*, beside oneself*, blowing a gasket*, blowing one’s top*, blustering, blustery, boiling mad*, boiling over*, enraged, fit to be tied*, frenzied, fuming, furious, going ape*,… …

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  • 4 raging — rag|ing [ˈreıdʒıŋ] adj [only before noun] 1.) very great and hard to control ▪ a raging appetite ▪ I was in a raging temper. 2.) continuing strongly and showing no signs of ending ▪ a raging debate ▪ raging inflation ▪ The show was a raging… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 raging — [[t]re͟ɪʤɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Raging water moves very forcefully and violently. The field trip involved crossing a raging torrent. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Raging fire is very hot and fierce. As he came closer he saw a gigantic wall of raging flame before… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 raging — rag|ing [ reıdʒıŋ ] adjective happening with a lot of force or violence: a raging snowstorm a raging battle a. very serious, painful, or strong: a raging fever/headache/thirst b. involving very strong emotions: a raging desire to be the best a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 raging — adjective 1 (only before noun) raging feelings and emotions are extremely strong: a raging thirst | raging jealousy 2 a raging headache/toothache etc a very bad pain in your head etc 3 raging stream/torrent/waters water that flows fast and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 raging — UK [ˈreɪdʒɪŋ] / US adjective 1) happening with a lot of force or violence a raging snowstorm a raging battle 2) very serious, painful, or strong a raging fever/headache/thirst 3) involving very strong emotions a raging desire to be the best a… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 raging — adjective 1. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger angry clouds on the horizon furious winds the raging sea • Syn: ↑angry, ↑furious, ↑tempestuous, ↑wild …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 raging — adjective 1) a raging mob Syn: angry, furious, enraged, incensed, infuriated, irate, fuming, seething, ranting; informal livid, wild; literary wrathful; informal smash mouth 2) raging seas Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 raging — rag·ing (rāʹjĭng) adj. 1. Very active and unpredicatable; volatile: a raging debate; a raging fire. 2. Remarkable; extraordinary: a raging hit on prime time TV. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 Raging — Rage Rage, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Raged} (r[=a]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raging} (r[=a] j[i^]ng).] [OF. ragier. See {Rage}, n.] 1. To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion. Whereat he inly raged. Milton …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 raging — adjective Date: 15th century 1. causing great pain or distress 2. violent, wild < a raging fire > 3. extraordinary, tremendous < a raging success > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 raging — n British a first (first class honours degree). Stu dents rhyming slang (on raging thirst ) of the late 1980s. James and Pattie are alternative versions. ► He was tipped for a raging, but he ended up with a Desmond. Compare Douglas; made in;… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 15 raging — [ˈreɪdʒɪŋ] adj 1) happening with a lot of force or violence a raging battle[/ex] 2) very serious, painful, or strong a raging fever/headache/thirst[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 raging — adj. Raging is used with these nouns: ↑alcoholic, ↑blizzard, ↑controversy, ↑debate, ↑fever, ↑fire, ↑inflation, ↑river, ↑sea, ↑storm, ↑thirst, ↑torrent …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 raging — adj. immense, extreme, huge (e.g. Yesterday I had a raging headache ) reɪdÊ’ n. anger, fury; instance of violent weather (of the wind, waves, etc.); desire, passion v. be furiously angry, behave furiously, be irate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 raging — Adj. Great, immense, extreme. A general intensifier. E.g. I had a raging headache last night …

    English slang and colloquialisms

  • 19 raging — adjective /ˈreɪdʒɪŋ/ Volatile, very active or unpredictable …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 raging — Synonyms and related words: Dionysiac, abandoned, amok, anarchic, angry, bacchic, bellowing, berserk, blustering, blusterous, blustery, boisterous, bullying, carried away, chaotic, cloudy, coarse, corybantic, cyclonic, delirious, demoniac,… …

    Moby Thesaurus