rabid


ra·bid

adjective \ˈra-bəd also ˈrā-\

: affected with rabies

: having or expressing a very extreme opinion about or interest in something

Full Definition of RABID

1
a :  extremely violent :  furious
b :  going to extreme lengths in expressing or pursuing a feeling, interest, or opinion <rabid editorials> <a rabid supporter>
2
:  affected with rabies
ra·bid·i·ty \rə-ˈbi-də-tē, ra-, rā-\ noun
ra·bid·ly \ˈra-bəd-lē also ˈrā-\ adverb
ra·bid·ness noun

Examples of RABID

  1. a politician with rabid supporters
  2. Her husband is a rabid baseball fan.

Origin of RABID

Latin rabidus mad, from rabere
First Known Use: 1594

Rhymes with RABID

ra·bid

adjective \ˈrab-əd also ˈrā-bəd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RABID

: affected with rabies <a rabid dog>

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