- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹæbɪd/, /ˈɹeɪbɪd/
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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹæbɪd/
- Rhymes: -æbɪd
- Affected with rabies.
- Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.
- a rabid virus
- Furious; raging; extremely violent.
- Very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous.
- a rabid socialist
- rabid Green Bay Packers fans
- 1614–1615, Homer, “(please specify the book number)”, in Geo[rge] Chapman, transl., Homer’s Odysses. […], London: […] Rich[ard] Field [and William Jaggard], for Nathaniell Butter, published 1615, OCLC 1002865976; republished in The Odysseys of Homer, […], volume (please specify the book number), London: John Russell Smith, […], 1857, OCLC 987451380:
- The rabid flight, Of winds that ruin ships.
affected with rabies
of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia
furious; raging; extremely violent
very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous
rabid (plural rabids)
- A human or animal infected with rabies.
- Someone who is fanatical in opinion.