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rav·ing

 (rā′vĭng)
adj.
1. Talking or behaving irrationally; wild: a raving maniac.
2. Exciting admiration: a raving beauty.
n.
Delirious, irrational speech.

rav′ing·ly adv.

raving

(ˈreɪvɪŋ)
adj
1.
a. delirious; frenzied
b. (as adverb): raving mad.
2. informal (intensifier): a raving beauty.
n
(usually plural) frenzied, irrational, or wildly extravagant talk or utterances
ˈravingly adv

rav•ing

(ˈreɪ vɪŋ)

adj.
1. talking wildly; delirious: a raving maniac.
2. extraordinary in degree: a raving beauty.
adv.
3. furiously; wildly: raving mad.
n.
4. Usu., ravings. incoherent or extravagant talk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raving - declaiming wildly; "the raving of maniacs"
declamation - vehement oratory
Adv.1.raving - in a raving manner; "raving mad"

raving

adjective mad, wild, raging, crazy, furious, frantic, frenzied, hysterical, insane, irrational, crazed, berserk, delirious, rabid, out of your mind, gonzo (slang) Malcolm looked at her as if she were a raving lunatic.
Translations
في غايَة الجُنون
nepříčetný
binde-
snaróîur
çılgıngözü dönmüşkudurmuş

raving

[ˈreɪvɪŋ]
A. ADJ he's a raving lunaticestá loco de remate
B. ADV you must be raving mad!¡tú estás loco de atar!

raving

[ˈreɪvɪŋ]
adj
raving mad → fou à lier(folle)
She's raving mad! → Elle est folle à lier!
a raving lunatic → un fou furieux
ndivagations fpl

raving

adj
(= frenzied)wahnsinnig, verrückt; (= delirious)im Delirium, fantasierend attr, → phantasierend attr; his raving fantasiesseine verrückten Fantastereien or Phantastereien; a raving lunatic (inf)ein kompletter Idiot (inf)
(inf: = remarkable) successtoll (inf); beautyhinreißend
adv raving mad (inf)total verrückt (inf); to go raving mad (inf)total verrückt werden (inf)
n raving(s)Fantasien pl, → Phantasien pl

raving

[ˈreɪvɪŋ] adj raving lunaticpazzo/a furioso/a
you must be raving mad! → sei matto da legare!

rave

(reiv) verb
1. to talk wildly because, or as if, one is mad.
2. to talk very enthusiastically. He's been raving about this new record he's heard.
ˈraving : raving mad
so mad as to be raving.
References in classic literature ?
They said that old Windpeter stood up on the seat of his wagon, raving and swearing at the onrushing locomotive, and that he fairly screamed with delight when the team, maddened by his inces- sant slashing at them, rushed straight ahead to cer- tain death.
More than two thousand raving savages broke from the forest at the signal, and threw themselves across the fatal plain with instinctive alacrity.
Just snuffed out," said the other; "he died at four o'clock this morning; all yesterday he was raving -- raving about Skinner, and having no Sundays.
Every day the police net would drag hundreds of them off the streets, and in the detention hospital you might see them, herded together in a miniature inferno, with hideous, beastly faces, bloated and leprous with disease, laughing, shouting, screaming in all stages of drunkenness, barking like dogs, gibbering like apes, raving and tearing themselves in delirium.
Cassy had always kept over Legree the kind of influence that a strong, impassioned woman can ever keep over the most brutal man; but, of late, she had grown more and more irritable and restless, under the hideous yoke of her servitude, and her irritability, at times, broke out into raving insanity; and this liability made her a sort of object of dread to Legree, who had that superstitious horror of insane persons which is common to coarse and uninstructed minds.
From the rising till the going down of the sun, he was cursing, raving, cutting, and slashing among the slaves of the field, in the most frightful manner.
But he had fancied her in love with him; that evidently must have been his dependence; and after raving a little about the seeming incongruity of gentle manners and a conceited head, Emma was obliged in common honesty to stop and admit that her own behaviour to him had been so complaisant and obliging, so full of courtesy and attention, as (supposing her real motive unperceived) might warrant a man of ordinary observation and delicacy, like Mr.
That beck itself was then a torrent, turbid and curbless: it tore asunder the wood, and sent a raving sound through the air, often thickened with wild rain or whirling sleet; and for the forest on its banks, THAT showed only ranks of skeletons.
There was such anguish in the gush of grief that accompanied this raving, that my compassion made me overlook its folly, and I drew off, half angry to have listened at all, and vexed at having related my ridiculous nightmare, since it produced that agony; though WHY was beyond my comprehension.
At first, they were a mere storm of coarse red caps and coarse woollen rags; but, as they filled the place, and stopped to dance about Lucie, some ghastly apparition of a dance-figure gone raving mad arose among them.
But at last he died raving, and they found as he'd left all his property, Warrens and all, to a Lunnon Charity, and that's how the Warrens come to be Charity Land; though, as for the stables, Mr.
This gentleman treated me with kindness, and desired I would let him know what place I came from last, and whither I was bound; which I did in a few words, but he thought I was raving, and that the dangers I underwent had disturbed my head; whereupon I took my black cattle and sheep out of my pocket, which, after great astonishment, clearly convinced him of my veracity.