What does rabid mean?

Definitions for rabid
ˈræb ɪdra·bid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rabidadjective

    of or infected by rabies

  2. fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabidadjective

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

    "rabid isolationist"

Wiktionary

  1. rabidadjective

    Affected with rabies.

    a rabid dog or fox

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

  2. rabidadjective

    Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.

    a rabid virus

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

  3. rabidadjective

    Furious; raging; extremely violent.

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

  4. rabidadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rabidnoun

    furious; raging; extremely violent

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

  2. Rabidnoun

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

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

  3. Rabidnoun

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

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

  4. Rabidnoun

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

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Emily Pieracci:

    Since 2015 there been three separate importations of rabid dogs. All of these dogs were rescue dogs that had what appeared to be valid rabies vaccination certification on importation.

  2. Bonnie Henry:

    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.

  3. Pamela Lee:

    How does one negotiate Piece with rabid dogs?

  4. Donald Trump:

    They are a bunch of sneaky, unethical leakers, and they are rabid Democrats who hate the President of United States.

  5. Emily Pieracci:

    There were a number of dogs that had contact with the rabid dogs and had to be put in quarantine for anywhere from four to six months, it is a very costly and very time-consuming event whenever there is a rabid dog that has been imported.

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