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[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.
verb (ræmˈpeɪdʒ)
(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


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