[noun ram-peyj; verb ram-peyj, ram-peyj] /noun ˈræm peɪdʒ; verb ræmˈpeɪdʒ, ˈræm peɪdʒ/
violent or excited behavior that is reckless, uncontrolled, or destructive.
a state of violent anger or agitation:
The smallest mistake sends him into a rampage. The river has gone on a rampage and flooded the countryside.
verb (used without object), rampaged, rampaging.
to rush, move, or act furiously or violently:
a bull elephant rampaging through the jungle.
(intransitive) to rush about in an angry, violent, or agitated fashion
noun (ˈræmpeɪdʒ; ræmˈpeɪdʒ)
angry or destructive behaviour
on the rampage, behaving violently or destructively
1715, in Scottish, probably from Middle English verb ramp “rave, rush wildly about” (c.1300), especially of beasts rearing on their hind legs, as if climbing, from Old French ramper (see ramp (n.1), also cf. rampant). Related: Rampaged; rampaging.
1861, from rampage (v.).
see: on a rampage
[ram-pey-juh s] /ræmˈpeɪ dʒəs/ adjective 1. violent; unruly; boisterous.
[ram-puh n-see] /ˈræm pən si/ noun 1. a condition or position. n. 1660s, from rampant + -cy.
[ram-puh nt] /ˈræm pənt/ adjective 1. violent in action or spirit; raging; furious: a rampant leopard. 2. growing luxuriantly, as weeds. 3. in full sway; prevailing or unchecked: a rampant rumor. 4. (of an animal) standing on the hind legs; . 5. Heraldry. (of a beast used as a charge) represented in profile facing the […]
[ram-pahrt, -pert] /ˈræm pɑrt, -pərt/ noun 1. Fortification. 2. anything serving as a bulwark or defense. verb (used with object) 3. to furnish with or as if with a rampart. /ˈræmpɑːt/ noun 1. the surrounding embankment of a fort, often including any walls, parapets, walks, etc, that are built on the bank 2. anything resembling […]