be (all) the rage Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “be (all) the rage” - English Dictionary

Definition of "be (all) the rage" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

be (all) the rage

old-fashioned to be very ​popular at a ​particulartime: Long ​hair for men was all the rage in the 70s.
(Definition of be (all) the rage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be (all) the rage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风靡一时, 非常时兴, 十分流行…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風靡一時, 非常時興, 十分流行…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
boarding school

a school where students live and study

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by ,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some are new to our

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More