Definition of "raging" [ra•ging]

  • Very active and unpredicatable; volatile: a raging debate; a raging fire. (adjective)
  • Remarkable; extraordinary: a raging hit on prime-time TV. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "raging" in a sentence
  • "They "show what we call the raging-hormone phenomenon," says Morris Holbrook, a professor of marketing at Columbia Business School."
  • "From the canyons of Manhattan to Beverly Hills, Calif., debate is again raging over the rich."
  • "Our invading empire is the sin raging rampantly within us."