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RAMPANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rampant mean? 

RAMPANT (adjective)
  The adjective RAMPANT has 3 senses:

1. unrestrained and violent
2. rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile
3. (of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth

  Familiarity information: RAMPANT used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAMPANT (adjective)


Sense 1rampant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unrestrained and violent

Context example:

rampant aggression

Similar:

uncontrolled (not being under control; out of control)


Sense 2rampant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile

Synonyms:

rearing; rampant

Context example:

a lion rampant

Similar:

erect; upright; vertical (upright in position or posture)

Domain category:

heraldry (the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies)


Sense 3rampant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth

Context example:

a rampant growth of weeds

Similar:

abundant (present in great quantity)


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