Meaning of “raving” in the English Dictionary

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"raving" in British English

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ravingadjective [ before noun ], adverb

uk /ˈreɪ.vɪŋ/ us /ˈreɪ.vɪŋ/ informal

complete or extreme, or completely or extremely:

He must be a raving idiot/lunatic.
Her last book was a raving best-seller/success.
She's no raving beauty.
I think you're (stark) raving mad to agree to do all that extra work without being paid for it.

(Definition of “raving” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"raving" in American English

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ravingadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈreɪ·vɪŋ/

complete or extreme, or completely or extremely:

He was raving mad near the end of his life.

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