(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. boisterous, uncontrollable, wild; see turbulent , unruly , violent 4 .

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  • Rampageous — Ram*pa geous (r[a^]m*p[=a] j[u^]s), a. Characterized by violence and passion; unruly; rampant. [Prov. or Low] [1913 Webster] In the primitive ages of a rampageous antiquity. Galt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rampageous — index uncontrollable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rampageous — adjective displaying raging violence; often destructive the hot rampageous horses of my will W.H.Auden • Similar to: ↑violent • Derivationally related forms: ↑rampage …   Useful english dictionary

  • rampageous — adjective see rampage II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rampageous — rampageously, adv. rampageousness, n. /ram pay jeuhs/, adj. violent; unruly; boisterous. [1815 25; RAMPAGE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rampageous — adjective /ɹamˈpeɪdʒəs/ Violent and boisterous; unruly …   Wiktionary

  • rampageous — ram pa·geous || ræm peɪdÊ’É™s adj. behaving wildly, running rampant, moving about furiously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rampageous — adj violent, uncontrollable, wild, stormy, storming; raging, berserk, running amuck, uncurbed, unchecked, Inf. rip roaring, rampaging, rampant; turbulent, tempestuous, frenzied, frantic, furious, mindless; fierce, savage, ferocious, unruly, out… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • rampageous — ram·pa·geous …   English syllables

  • rampageous — ram•pa•geous [[t]ræmˈpeɪ dʒəs[/t]] adj. violent; unruly; boisterous • Etymology: 1815–25 ram•pa′geous•ly, adv. ram•pa′geous•ness, n …   From formal English to slang