Definition Of raving


attend or take part in a rave (party).

Viewers watch aliens rave at a dance party, float off into space while fireworks explode, and witness a fiery kaleidoscope descending from overhead.

speak or write about someone or something with great enthusiasm or admiration.

New York's theater critics raved about the acting

talk wildly or incoherently, as if one were delirious or insane.

Nancy's having hysterics and raving about a black ghost

used to emphasize the bad or extreme quality of someone or something.

she'd never been a raving beauty

wild, irrational, or incoherent talk.

the ravings of a madwoman

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Example Of raving

  • "For years, I was a raving lunatic, " he says now.

  • Actually, McReynolds was a raving anti-Semite, and a racist, too.

  • But to tell you the truth, I don't find Rummy's ravings even mildly annoying any more.

  • Even as a raving crank, Joe has weird delusions of normalcy.

  • He had also noticed his brother dancing with the raving beauty, Katherine.

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