Definitions for rampantˈræm pənt

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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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sanjay Sikaria:

    FDCs are not bad, rampant misuse of these drugs is bad.

  2. Daniel Blower:

    It's clearly a significant problem and it's rampant, it has always been a problem, but my hunch is that (drowsy driving) has probably increased.

  3. 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.

  4. Ahmad Zia Rafhat:

    There are students at Kabul University with radical ideas, but it's not rampant, some of the students come to the university from provinces where the Taliban have a bigger influence.

  5. Kimberly Brown:

    Unprofessional conduct and corruption are rampant at various levels [in the justice system], as is a lack of sensitive and appropriate treatment of people with disabilities who report crimes performed against them.

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Translations for rampant

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  • 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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