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rabid

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adjective ra·bid \ˈra-bəd also ˈrā-\

Simple Definition of rabid

  • : affected with rabies

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

Full Definition of rabid

  1. 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. 2 :  affected with rabies

ra·bid·i·ty play \rə-ˈbi-də-tē, ra-, rā-\ noun
ra·bid·ly play \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


Medical Dictionary

rabid

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adjective ra·bid \ˈrab-əd also ˈrā-bəd\

Medical Definition of rabid

  1. :  affected with rabies <a rabid dog>





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