rage

rage rage [reɪdʒ] noun [countable, uncountable]
a feeling of extreme, uncontrollable anger
ˈair rage
[uncountable] violent and angry behaviour by air passengers towards airline employees:

• In another air rage incident, a flight to Spain was forced to land after a passenger threatened cabin staff when they refused to serve him more alcohol.

ˈphone rage
[uncountable] violent and angry behaviour on the telephone by people who are not satisfied with the service they are receiving:

• Phone rage has increased dramatically, with an insincere tone of voice at the other end of the line the main reason that people lose their temper.

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rage UK US /reɪdʒ/ noun [U]
be all the rage — Cf. be all the rage

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • rage — rage …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Rage — (de) …   Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • RAGE — Connue depuis l’antiquité, la rage est toujours d’actualité en raison de son extension mondiale et de sa progression régulière en Europe, la France étant pour sa part contaminée depuis 1968. Elle touche tous les continents à l’exception de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rage — RAGE. s. f. Sorte de maladie qui rend furieux, & qui se communique par la morsure. Entre tous les animaux, le chien est le plus sujet à la rage. la rage s est mise dans sa meute. un chien qui a la rage ne peut souffrir l eau. accés de rage. il… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Rage — may refer to: * The Iliad * Rage (emotion) * Rage (comics), a fictional character from Marvel Comics * Rage (novel), by Stephen King * RAGE (receptor), the biological receptor for advanced glycation endproducts * Rage (roller coaster), A beyond… …   Wikipedia

  • rage — The word has been in use as a noun since the 14c, but it is perhaps a sign of the times that a special use has developed in the 1980s and 1990s relating to random violent behaviour by frustrated individuals, especially on public roads and… …   Modern English usage

  • Rage — Rage, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Raged} (r[=a]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raging} (r[=a] j[i^]ng).] [OF. ragier. See {Rage}, n.] 1. To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion. Whereat he inly raged. Milton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rage — (r[=a]j), n. [F., fr. L. rabies, fr. rabere to rave; cf. Skr. rabh to seize, rabhas violence. Cf. {Rabid}, {Rabies}, {Rave}.] 1. Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will. In great… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • rage — RÁGE, rag, vb. III. intranz. (Despre unele animale) A scoate răgete. ♦ fig. (Despre oameni) A ţipa, a răcni, a zbiera, a urla. [var.: răgí s.f.] – Din lat. ragere. Trimis de LauraGellner, 02.03.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  RÁGE vb …   Dicționar Român

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