Meaning of “rabid” in the English Dictionary

"rabid" in British English

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rabidadjective

uk /ˈræb.ɪd/ us /ˈræb.ɪd/
rabidly
adverb uk /ˈræb.ɪd.li/ us /ˈræb.ɪd.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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rabidadjective

us /ˈræb·ɪd/

having rabies (= serious disease of the nervous system)

A person who is described as rabid is extremely enthusiastic or has extreme feelings or opinions:

rabid fans of baseball
rabid anticommunists

(Definition of “rabid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)