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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.
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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
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raving - declaiming wildly; "the raving of maniacs"
declamation - vehement oratory
Adv.1.raving - in a raving manner; "raving mad"
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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.
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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!
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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
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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
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raving

[ˈreɪvɪŋ] adj raving lunaticpazzo/a furioso/a
you must be raving mad! → sei matto da legare!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
In the course of a few days he showed symptoms of hydrophobia, and became raving toward night.
He glanced over into the vacant lot in which the little raving boys from Devil's Row seethed about the shrieking and tearful child from Rum Alley.
For two days Bulan lay raving in the delirium of fever, while the delicate girl, unused to hardship and exposure, watched over him and nursed him with the loving tenderness and care of a young mother with her first born.
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.
When they reached Don Quixote he was already out of bed, and was still shouting and raving, and slashing and cutting all round, as wide awake as if he had never slept.
"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.
"Talk not to me of Phaetons (said I, raving in a frantic, incoherent manner)--Give me a violin--.
The chief point now was to keep watch over him as long as there was any danger of that intelligible raving, that unaccountable impulse to tell, which seemed to have acted towards Caleb Garth; and Bulstrode felt much anxiety lest some such impulse should come over him at the sight of Lydgate.
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.
`I've seen hatters before,' she said to herself; `the March Hare will be much the most interesting, and perhaps as this is May it won't be raving mad--at least not so mad as it was in March.' As she said this, she looked up, and there was the Cat again, sitting on a branch of a tree.
Raving of the reason was likeness to God, and doubt was sin.