Definitions for rampantly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ramp•antˈræm pənt(adj.)

  1. prevailing or unchecked; widespread; rife:

    a rampant rumor.

  2. growing luxuriantly, as weeds.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Botany

  3. violent in action or spirit; raging; furious.

  4. (of an animal) standing on the hind legs; ramping.

    Category: Zoology

  5. (of a heraldic animal) having the body upraised on the left hind leg, the head in profile, and one foreleg above the other. rearing in profile upon the hind legs with the forelegs extended.

    Category: Heraldry

  6. (of an arch or vault) springing at one side from one level of support and resting at the other on a higher level.

    Category: Architecture

Origin of rampant:

1350–1400; < OF, prp. of ramper


Princeton's WordNet

  1. rampantly, wild(adverb)

    in an uncontrolled and rampant manner

    "weeds grew rampantly around here"


  1. rampantly(Adverb)

    In a rampant manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rampantly(adverb)

    in a rampant manner


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