Definitions for rabidˈræb ɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
irrationally extreme in opinion or practice.
furious or raging; violently intense.
affected with or pertaining to rabies:
a rabid dog.
Origin of rabid:
1605–15; < L rabidus raging, rabid <rabere to rave
of or infected by rabies
fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid(adj)
marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
Affected with rabies.
a rabid dog or fox
Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.
a rabid virus
Furious; raging; extremely violent.
very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; comparable to one with rabies.
Origin: From the Latin rabidus, from rabere, or to rave.
furious; raging; extremely violent
extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist
affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a rabid dog or fox
of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as, rabid virus