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Meaning of RABID

Pronunciation:  'rabid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist"
 

RABID is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, passionate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rab"id\, a.[L. rabidus, from rabere to rave. See {Rage},
n.]
1. Furious; raging; extremely violent.

         The rabid flight Of winds that ruin ships.
                                               --Chapman.

2. Extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion;
   excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist.

3. Affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a
   rabid god or fox.

4. (Med.) Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as,
   rabid virus.

 

 

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