ram·​pan·​cy ˈram-pən(t)-sē How to pronounce rampancy (audio)
: the quality or state of being rampant

Word History


ramp(ant) + -ancy

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rampancy was in 1664

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Cite this Entry

“Rampancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rampancy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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