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rave

 (rāv)
v. raved, rav·ing, raves
v.intr.
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.
v.tr.
To utter or express in a frenzied or unrestrained manner.
n.
1. The act or an instance of raving.
2. Informal An extravagantly enthusiastic opinion or review: The play received raves.
3.
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.
adj. Informal
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.]

rav′er n.
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raver

(ˈreɪvə)
n
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raver - a participant in a rave dancing party
social dancer, dancer - a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)
2.raver - someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
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Translations

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
(= person into rave music) → raveur/euse m/frave review ncritique f dithyrambique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

raver

n
(Brit inf) → Raver(in) m(f)
(dated Brit sl) → flotte Biene (dated inf); she’s a real little raversie führt ein flottes Leben
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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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