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rave-up

(rāv′ŭp′)
n.
1. A wild or vigorous musical performance.
2. Chiefly British A raucous party or gathering.
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rave-up

n
a wild party
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rave-up - a raucous gathering
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

rave-up

[ˈreɪvʌp] N (Brit) → juerga f
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rave-up

n (dated Brit sl: = party) → Fete f (inf), → tolle Party (inf)
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rave-up

[ˈreɪvʌp] n (Brit) (fam) to have a rave-updare una grande festa
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But their murder ballad and fiddle rave-up Matty Groves will be there.
But Cinders has to go to the ball somewhere along the line (here her godmother becomes a fairy godfather - Liam Mower in white satin) and Bourne handles this significant plot structure brilliantly, by setting the classiest of classy rave-ups in a traditional 1940s London club, the glossy Cafe de Paris, where the creme de la creme from royals to social swingers once let their hair down, rhumba-ing and foxtrotting until the dawn and where the celebrated Hutch sang songs from the shows, while the waspish drag queen Dougie Byng sang to delighted patrons his hit number I'm Millie The Messie Old Mermaid.
And 10 AC/DC songs were suddenly reimagined and recorded forever anew, entirely reinvented as Appalachian Mountain hillbilly rave-ups.
The Belfast producer and DJ was launching his latest album Blinded By The Sun with a bus trip to a mystery location, much in the spirit of old school rave-ups. The destination turned out to be the rather salubrious Narrow Water Castle.
Russian photographer Igor Samolet's work is based on photographs taken while having followed a group of young people for two years --he witnessed their rave-ups in abandoned buildings, the youths' reckless use of alcohol and drugs, their senseless experiments with sex and violence, while in the end discovering the emptiness and loneliness they face when returning to their ordinary life.
The River , in 1980, was Springsteen's attempt to recreate his live show - a double album on which rave-ups sat alongside introspective ballads and state-of-the-nation addresses.
The only time the band lets loose, at least like they used to, with anthemic choruses and arena-sized rave-ups is on "A Sky Full Of Stars." Then again, there are moments in the record that you're going to half-expect David Guetta to break out a mix.
"Natalie's live performances are a testament to her incandescent musicianship and boundless energy, featuring foot-tapping rave-ups, heart-rending ballads and world-class step dancing," the release says.
Today's techno music has taken its toll on one troubled club-goer on the album's most interesting track, "Kill the DJ." Starting off with a menacing stomp, stomp, stomp, the song kicks into a funky dance groove that proves that Green Day can play more than punk rave-ups (and have been listening to Franz Ferdinand records to boot).