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EtymologyEdit

From the Latin rabidus, from rabiō (to rave).

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AdjectiveEdit

rabid (comparative rabider, superlative rabidest)

  1. Affected with rabies.
    a rabid dog or fox
  2. Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.
    a rabid virus
  3. Furious; raging; extremely violent.
  4. Very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous.
    a rabid socialist
    rabid Green Bay Packers fans

QuotationsEdit

  • The rabid flight, Of winds that ruin ships. -- Chapman

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NounEdit

rabid (plural rabids)

  1. A human or animal infected with rabies.
  2. Someone who is fanatical in opinion.

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