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English definition of “raving”

raving

adjective [before noun], adverb     /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.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of raving adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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