Definition of 'rampage'

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After wrecking machinery and burning down mills across Lancashire, the rampaging mobs were only finally brought to heel after fighting pitched battles with the army. Times, Sunday Times (2017)During filming the pair did some crazy stunts including riding through narrow streets on a motorbike ahead of rampaging bulls. The Sun (2010)It is exactly a year ago that Britain was burning as young rioters rampaged through our towns. The Sun (2012)But the bull rampaged again. The Sun (2007)Diplomats serving in embassies in hostile regions have long been able to retreat to a reinforced inner sanctum, designed to shield them from rampaging mobs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Faced with the choice of spending money to see a rampaging bull charge through the streets or pay for local services, councils have opted for the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But when a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur scales a 40ft wall and embarks on a wild rampage, the fun turns to fear. The Sun (2016)That would involve, say, a rampaging mob destroying facilities owned by a foreign company while the police stand by looking on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)IT sounded like the roar of 50,000 rampaging bull elephants and didn't let up all afternoon. The Sun (2010)

Synonyms of 'rampage'

go berserk, tear, storm, rage

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Used Occasionally. rampage is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'rampage'

British English: rampage VERB
When people or animals rampage through a place, they rush about there in a wild or violent way, causing damage or destruction.
Hundreds of youths rampaged through the town, smashing windows and overturning cars.


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