Synonyms of 'run riot'
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1 rampageDictionary, go wild, be out of control
Rampaging prisoners ran riot through the jail.
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cause a disturbance
be loud and noisy
When people or animals rampage through a place, they rush about there in a wild or violent way, causing damage or destruction.
He used a sword to defend his shop from a rampaging mob.
Thesaurus for run riot from the Collins English Thesaurus
to behave wildly and without restraint