rampage


1ram·page

intransitive verb \ˈram-ˌpāj, (ˌ)ram-ˈ\

: to act or move in a wild and usually destructive way

ram·pagedram·pag·ing

Full Definition of RAMPAGE

:  to rush wildly about

Examples of RAMPAGE

  1. Rioters rampaged through the streets of the city.

Origin of RAMPAGE

Scots
First Known Use: 1808

2ram·page

noun \ˈram-ˌpāj\

: an occurrence of wild and usually destructive behavior

Full Definition of RAMPAGE

:  a course of violent, riotous, or reckless action or behavior
ram·pa·geous \ram-ˈpā-jəs\ adjective
ram·pa·geous·ly adverb
ram·pa·geous·ness noun

Examples of RAMPAGE

  1. <some crazy guy went on a rampage in the public library and started grabbing books off the shelves and tossing them around>

First Known Use of RAMPAGE

1861

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