- 1(of feelings or emotions) very strong a raging appetite/thirst raging jealousy
- 2(of natural forces) very powerful a raging storm The stream had become a raging torrent. The building was now a raging inferno.
- 3(of a pain or an illness) very strong or painful a raging headache He had a raging fever all night.
- 4very serious and causing strong feelings His speech has provoked a raging debate.
NAmE//ˈreɪdʒɪŋ//[only before noun]