Definition Of rabid

adjective

(of an animal) affected with rabies.

As a result of haphazard and inadequate culling, there is now a plague of rabid foxes affecting villages and cities in an arc across the Alps from Austria, through Hungary, Slovenia and Slovakia to Poland.

having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief in something.

a rabid feminist

Example Of rabid

  • A certain portion of these teachers are incompetents and frauds; some are rabid patriots and fundamentalists - and some are ham-fisted leftists.

  • A person who is bitten by a rabid animal but given treatment with rabies vaccines can expect not to develop rabies.

  • As a result of haphazard and inadequate culling, there is now a plague of rabid foxes affecting villages and cities in an arc across the Alps from Austria, through Hungary, Slovenia and Slovakia to Poland.

  • ‘My Indian idyll came to an end four years after Independence because of a panther and a rabid dog,’ she wrote years later.

  • Every one of the game's leading practitioners holds an opinion, invariably rabidly positive or sneeringly negative.


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