What does rampant mean?

Definitions for rampantˈræm pənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rampant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rampant(adj)

    unrestrained and violent

    "rampant aggression"

  2. rampant(ip), rearing(adj)

    rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile

    "a lion rampant"

  3. rampant(adj)

    (of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth

    "a rampant growth of weeds"

Wiktionary

  1. rampant(Adjective)

    rearing on both hind legs with the forelegs extended

    The Vienna riding school displays splendid rampant movement

  2. rampant(Adjective)

    : rearing on its hind leg(s), with a foreleg raised and in profile.

  3. rampant(Adjective)

    tilted, said of an arch with one side higher than the other.

  4. rampant(Adjective)

    unrestrained or unchecked, usually in a negative manner.

    Weeds are rampant in any neglected garden.

  5. rampant(Adjective)

    rife, or occurring widely, frequently or menacingly.

    There was rampant corruption in the city.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rampant

    ramping; leaping; springing; rearing upon the hind legs; hence, raging; furious

  2. Rampant

    ascending; climbing; rank in growth; exuberant

  3. Rampant

    rising with fore paws in the air as if attacking; -- said of a beast of prey, especially a lion. The right fore leg and right hind leg should be raised higher than the left

  4. Origin: [F., p. pr. of ramper to creep. See Ramp, v.]

Freebase

  1. Rampant

    Rampant is the fifth studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in 1974. It was their third and to be the last LP produced by Roger Glover.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rampant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rampant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Mutwii:

    Like many AK members know, doping is rampant and AK has been doing little. We are only waking up now because of pressure from some members, professional athletes and the media.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    Our world has definitely not learned from past mistakes. Communities have disappeared by mismanagement and by rampant destructions of flora and fauna. “Short time vision” made us irretrievably step out of nature. (Why step out of nature )

  3. Sophia Nelson:

    Don't go tell 10 of your friends not to like her. You'd be amazed at how silly we can be. We're still in kindergarten some of us, gossip is still one of the most rampant, nasty things we do as women to each other. And it hurts. It really damages women.

  4. Park Yoo-kyung:

    Hyundai has not provided a big picture for how it is going to restructure the group as succession looms. I understand that they can't share details, but they should provide several principles, without them there would be rampant speculation in the market.

  5. Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri:

    Libya needs a decisive stance from the international community to help us build or national army's capacity and this would come through a lifting of the embargo on weapons so our army can receive materiel and weapons so as to deal with this rampant terrorism.

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Translations for rampant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • zügellosGerman
  • αχαλίνωτος, ασυγκράτητοςGreek
  • rehottavaFinnish
  • rampant, effrénéFrench
  • ar a ingne deiridhIrish
  • merajalelaIndonesian
  • sfrenata, sfrenato, rampanteItalian
  • 手がつけられないJapanese
  • 유행하는Korean
  • erectusLatin
  • буенMacedonian
  • ongebreideld, hellend, woekerend, ongecontroleerd, steigerendDutch
  • неистовый, стоящий на задних лапах, буйный, ярый, угрожать, безудержныйRussian
  • stegrande, grasserande, vild, otyglad, ohejdad, hejdlösSwedish
  • 猖獗Chinese

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