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rampage

verb ram·page \ ˈram-ˌpāj , (ˌ)ram-ˈ \

Definition of rampage

rampaged; rampaging
intransitive verb
:to rush wildly about

Examples of rampage in a Sentence

  1. Rioters rampaged through the streets of the city.

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Origin and Etymology of rampage

Scots


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rampage

noun ram·page \ ˈram-ˌpāj \

Definition of rampage

:a course of violent, riotous, or reckless action or behavior

rampageous

play \ram-ˈpā-jəs\ adjective

rampageously

adverb

rampageousness

noun

Examples of rampage in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of rampage

1861


RAMPAGE Defined for English Language Learners

rampage

verb

Definition of rampage for English Language Learners

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


rampage

noun

Definition of rampage for English Language Learners

  • : an occurrence of wild and usually destructive behavior


RAMPAGE Defined for Kids

rampage

noun ram·page \ ˈram-ˌpāj \

Definition of rampage for Students

:a period or instance of violent action or behavior


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