raving

Definition

  • noun: irrational, incoherent, wild, or extravagant utterance or declamation
  • adjective: talking or acting in a crazy way
  • usually used in plural
  • synonyms: delirium

Examples

  • That guy is '(stark) raving mad'. [=that guy is completely insane]

  • The guy on the corner was 'raving' like a madman.

  • She's cute, but she's no 'raving' beauty.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Miss Honey! You'II never beIieve what I got you! I aIso brought you this. I ate mine Iast night. I wiII be teaching your cIass today. - She is reaIIy raving mad. -What did your father caII you? - Hummingbird? - BumbIebee. - She knows the doII is missing. -And he caIIed her TrunchbuII? (..)
    1996 Matilda