rabid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “rabid” in the English Dictionary

"rabid" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈræb.ɪd/

rabid adjective (HAVING RABIES)

suffering from ​rabies: a rabid ​dog

rabid adjective (UNREASONABLE)

disapproving having and ​expressingextreme and ​unreasonablefeelings: The ​attack is ​believed to have been ​carried out by a ​group of rabid anti-semites. Even the most rabid ​footballfansprobably wouldn't ​know this.
adverb uk   us   /-li/ disapproving
in an ​extreme and ​unreasonable way: They are rabidly ​partisan.
(Definition of rabid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rabid" in American English

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 us   /ˈræb·ɪd/
having rabies (= ​seriousdisease of the ​nervoussystem) A ​person who is ​described as rabid is ​extremelyenthusiastic or has ​extremefeelings or ​opinions: rabid ​fans of ​baseball rabid anticommunists
(Definition of rabid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rabid”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极端的, 过激的, 狂热的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極端的, 過激的, 狂熱的…
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