Definition of Rampage

1. Noun. Violently angry and destructive behavior.

Exact synonyms: Violent Disorder
Generic synonyms: Disturbance
Specialized synonyms: Wilding
Derivative terms: Ramp, Rampageous



2. Verb. Act violently, recklessly, or destructively.
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Specialized synonyms: Riot

Definition of Rampage

1. n. Violent or riotous behavior; a state of excitement, passion, or debauchery; as, to be on the rampage.

2. v. i. To leap or prance about, as an animal; to be violent; to rage.

Definition of Rampage

1. Noun. A course of violent, frenzied action ¹

2. Verb. To move about wildly or violently ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rampage

1. to move about wildly or violently [v -PAGED, -PAGING, -PAGES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rampage

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Literary usage of Rampage

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1. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... NABIS—A Semitic on the rampage in Greece—How A Slave of the Conquests Overwhelmed his Oppressors—Chilon the Wise Inventor ..."

2. Lyrics for Freedom: And Other Poems by Continental Club (1862)
"... OR CHIVALRY ON THE rampage, IN days of yore, when gallant knight Donned his armor for the fight, Expecting he his adversary, Was ever cool and ever wary ..."

3. The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery by John D. Sherwood (1870)
"New Hampshire on the rampage. — Why Boston was begun, and why it is not finished. — Roger Williams and his Providential Ways and Doings. ..."

4. Through America: Or, Nine Months in the United States by Walter Gore Marshall (1881)
""—A rush for the cars—Battle Mountain—Winnemucca—The " noble red man " —An oasis in the desert—Peaceful reflections—On the rampage again— Junction for ..."

5. Sword and Pen ; Or, Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier ... in War by John Algernon Owens (1881)
"Bess "on the rampage.—A lightning dash. —The stooping arch.—Bruised and unconscious. IT will be remembered that when Ward Glazier left the Homestead, ..."

6. In Vinculis: Or, The Prisoner of War, Being the Experience of a Rebel in Two by Anthony M. Keiley (1866)
"Black patriots on the rampage.—Major Weymouth's inspection.— Foul water.—Columbia.—Rumored capture of Petersburg.—Peculiar costume.—The rationale of rations ..."

7. Logic of History: Five Hundred Political Texts; Being Concentrated Extracts by Stephen D. Carpenter (1864)
"Wendell 'Phillips oh, the rampage...The Proclamation Confessed a Failure...Caleb JB. Smith Pledges the Administration against the Proclamation,. ..."

8. Scraps from the Prison Table: At Camp Chase and Johnson's Island. By Joe by Joseph Barbière (1868)
"... ON THK rampage. WE have thirty-two officers in prison from Texas. To the traveler, who has been in the wilds of Texas, the distinguishing of these brave ..."

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