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v. raved, rav·ing, raves
1. To speak wildly, irrationally, or incoherently.
2. To move with great violence or intensity: The storm raved along the coast.
3. To speak or write with wild enthusiasm: Critics raved about the new play.
4. To attend a rave.
To utter or express in a frenzied or unrestrained manner.
1. The act or an instance of raving.
2. Informal An extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review: The play received raves.
a. An all-night dance party, especially one at which techno, house, or other electronically synthesized music is played.
b. Chiefly British A raucous party; a rave-up.
Relating to or being an extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review.
[Middle English raven, from Old North French raver, variant of resver, to dream, wander, rave.]
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1. Brit a person who leads a wild or uninhibited social life
2. (Pop Music) a person who enjoys rave music, esp one who frequents raves
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|Noun||1.||raver - a participant in a rave dancing party|
|2.||raver - someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner|
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raver[ˈreɪvəʳ] N (Brit) → juerguista mf, marchoso/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
raver[ˈreɪvər] n (British)
(= party animal) → raveur/euse m/f
(= rave-goer) → raveur/euse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
raver[ˈreɪvəʳ] n (Brit) (fam) → festaiolo/a
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