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RAVING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does raving mean? 

RAVING (noun)
  The noun RAVING has 1 sense:

1. declaiming wildly

  Familiarity information: RAVING used as a noun is very rare.


RAVING (adjective)
  The adjective RAVING has 1 sense:

1. talking or behaving irrationally

  Familiarity information: RAVING used as an adjective is very rare.


RAVING (adverb)
  The adverb RAVING has 1 sense:

1. in a raving manner

  Familiarity information: RAVING used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAVING (noun)


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Meaning:

Declaiming wildly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

the raving of maniacs

Hypernyms ("raving" is a kind of...):

declamation (vehement oratory)


RAVING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Talking or behaving irrationally

Synonyms:

raving; raving mad; wild

Context example:

a raving lunatic

Similar:

insane (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement)


RAVING (adverb)


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Meaning:

In a raving manner

Synonyms:

raving; ravingly

Context example:

raving mad


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