Definitions for rabidˈræb ɪd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rabid
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
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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