a : extremely violent : furious
b : going to extreme lengths in expressing or pursuing a feeling, interest, or opinion <rabid editorials> <a rabid supporter>
Examples of RABID
- a politician with rabid supporters
- Her husband is a rabid baseball fan.
Origin of RABID
mad, from rabere
First Known Use: 1594
ra·bid adjective \ˈrab-əd also ˈrā-bəd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: affected with rabies <a rabid dog>
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