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Definition of "rampageous" []

  • Raging; frenzied: "the hot rampageous horses of my will” ( W.H. Auden). (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 "rampageous" in a sentence
  • "For the Gallic _bébé_ certainly seems less "rampageous" than the English urchin."
  • ""rampageous" sister and of her husband, the good, kind, honest Joe, and taken up to London, and brought up as a gentleman, and started in chambers in Barnard's Inn. All this is done through the instrumentality of Mr. Jaggers, a barrister in highest repute among the criminal brotherhood."
  • "In front of his desk sits a scale model of the animal that barged its way onstage during his rampageous 2007 production of Ionesco's Rhinoceros; next to it is a memento from Jerusalem."
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