Definitions for rabidˈræb ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rab•idˈræb ɪd(adj.)

  1. irrationally extreme in opinion or practice.

  2. furious or raging; violently intense.

  3. affected with or pertaining to rabies:

    a rabid dog.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of rabid:

1605–15; < L rabidus raging, rabid <rabere to rave

rab′id•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rabid(adj)

    of or infected by rabies

  2. fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid(adj)

    marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

    "rabid isolationist"

Wiktionary

  1. rabid(Adjective)

    Affected with rabies.

    a rabid dog or fox

  2. rabid(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.

    a rabid virus

  3. rabid(Adjective)

    Furious; raging; extremely violent.

  4. rabid(Adjective)

    very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; comparable to one with rabies.

  5. Origin: From the Latin rabidus, from rabere, or to rave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rabid(noun)

    furious; raging; extremely violent

  2. Rabid(noun)

    extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist

  3. Rabid(noun)

    affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a rabid dog or fox

  4. Rabid(noun)

    of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as, rabid virus

Freebase

  1. Rabid

    Rabid is a 1977 Canadian horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg. It features Marilyn Chambers in the lead role, supported by Frank Moore, Howard Ryshpan, Joe Silver and Robert A. Silverman. Chambers plays a woman who, after being injured in a motorcycle accident and undergoing a surgical operation, develops an orifice under one of her armpits. The orifice hides a phallic stinger that she uses to feed on people's blood. Those she feeds upon become rabid zombies, whose bite spreads the disease. The film has had mostly mixed reviews and received a rating of 61% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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