What does rampant mean?

Definitions for rampant
ˈræm pəntram·pant

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

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

  2. Rampant

    ascending; climbing; rank in growth; exuberant

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

  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

    Etymology: [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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rampant

    (Fr., literally, “raging”). In heraldry, an epithet applied to a lion or other beast of prey when placed erect on the two hind-legs, with only one of the fore-legs elevated, the head being seen in profile. When the face is turned toward the spectator, the attitude is called rampant gardant, and when the head is turned backwards, rampant regardant. A lion counter-rampant is one rampant towards the sinister, instead of towards the dexter, the usual attitude. Two lions rampant contrariwise in saltire, are sometimes also said to be counter-rampant.

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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

Examples of rampant in a Sentence

  1. Hillel Neuer:

    The resolution talks about so-called violations by the Israeli military on Palestinian schools, but it doesn’t mention rampant incitement to terrorism in Palestinian schools run by UNRWA.

  2. Greg Schultz:

    We live in an era of increasingly rampant disinformation, and there are only two ways to address this toxic force that is corroding our democracy : responsibly and in a way that serves the public, or irresponsibly and in a nakedly self-serving manner, facebook's malfeasance when it comes to trafficking in blatantly false information is a national crisis in this respect.

  3. Norm Eisen:

    Its illegality run rampant.

  4. Letitia James:

    Bots and other fake accounts have been running rampant on social media platforms, often stealing real people's identities to carry out fraud, we are sending a clear message that anyone profiting off of deception and impersonation is breaking the law and will be held accountable.

  5. Sanjay Sikaria:

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

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Translations for rampant

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  • zügellosGerman
  • αχαλίνωτος, ασυγκράτητοςGreek
  • شایعPersian
  • 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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