What does rabid mean?

Definitions for rabid
ˈræb ɪdra·bid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rabid(adj)

    of or infected by rabies

  2. fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid(adj)

    marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

    "rabid isolationist"


  1. rabid(Adjective)

    Affected with rabies.

    a rabid dog or fox

  2. rabid(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.

    a rabid virus

  3. rabid(Adjective)

    Furious; raging; extremely violent.

  4. rabid(Adjective)

    very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; comparable to one with rabies.

  5. Origin: From the Latin rabidus, from rabere, or to rave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rabid(noun)

    furious; raging; extremely violent

  2. Rabid(noun)

    extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist

  3. Rabid(noun)

    affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a rabid dog or fox

  4. Rabid(noun)

    of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as, rabid virus

  5. Origin: [L. rabidus, from rabere to rave. See Rage, n.]


  1. Rabid

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rabid

    rab′id, adj. furious: mad: affected with rabies, as a dog: foolishly intense.—adj. Rab′ic, pertaining to rabies.—adv. Rab′idly.—ns. Rab′idness; Rā′bies, the disease (esp. of dogs) from which hydrophobia is communicated: canine madness.—adjs. Rābiet′ic, resembling madness; Rābif′ic, communicating hydrophobia; Rā′bious, raging. [L. rabidusrabĕre, to rave.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rabid in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rabid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of rabid in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    But the dog who is rabid is not by bowl attracted. (Mais le chien qui est enragé n'est par gamelle attiré)

  2. Judge Jeanine Pirro:

    ’The View’ was disingenuous in not telling us who was hosting, they didn’t tell anyone that one of the most rabid anti-Trump, anti-Fox people was going to be sitting next to me and interviewing me.

  3. Bonnie Henry:

    There is no evidence that I am aware of that shows Lyssin has any therapeutic benefit, more importantly, I am concerned that if a product did actually contain what is suggested, saliva from a rabid dog, that would put the patient at risk of contracting rabies, a serious, fatal illness.

  4. Stephanie Grisham:

    Melania Trump has always been a strong and independent woman who puts Melania Trump family, and certainly her health above all else, and that won't change over a rabid press corps, melania Trump's confident in what Melania Trump is doing and in Melania Trump role, and knows the rest is just speculation and nonsense.

  5. Ben Carson:

    If there's a rabid dog running around in your neighborhood, you're probably not going to assume something good about that dog, and you're probably going to put your children out of the way. That doesn't mean that you hate all dogs.

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