Translation of "rave" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /reɪv/ us

to speak in an uncontrolled way, usually because you are upset or angry, or because you are ill

despotricar, delirar
He’s always raving (on) about the government.
She was ranting and raving about some imagined insult.

informal to praise something very much

poner por las nubes
She raved about/over the clothes she had seen at the Paris fashion shows.
adjective uk /reɪv/ us informal

admiring and giving a lot of praise

muy favorable
The show has received rave reviews/notices in all the papers.
noun uk /reɪv/ us mainly UK informal

an event where young people dance to modern electronic music and sometimes take illegal drugs

fiesta rave
rave music

(Translation of “rave” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /reiv/

to talk wildly because, or as if, one is mad.

What’s he ranting and raving on about now?

to talk very enthusiastically

hablar con entusiasmo
He’s been raving about this new song he’s heard.
raving adjective (also raving mad)

so mad as to be raving

She must be raving mad to go swimming in this freezing weather.

(Translation of “rave” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)