raver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n raver someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    • n raver a participant in a rave dancing party
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Raver rāv"ẽr One who raves.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n raver One who raves or is furious; a maniac.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Raver one who raves or is furious
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. râver (Fr. rêver), to be delirious—L. rabies, madness.

Usage

In literature:

Your raverance must be a stranger in these parts.
"The Purcell Papers Volume III. (of III.)" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Then Sapt was a raver too, for Sapt was foremost in the business.
"Rupert of Hentzau" by Anthony Hope
The Raver and idle Talker in cases of Conscience.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
The Raver and idle Talker in cases of Conscience.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II." by Francois Rabelais
Even if she is raver angry, wouldn't it be better, bruvver?
""Us"" by Mary Louisa S. Molesworth
He must not be a mere talker, a mere raver about grand things, while accomplishing nothing to bring them about.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
A fico for your small poetic ravers, Your Hunts, your Tennysons, your Milnes, and these!
"The Bon Gaultier Ballads" by William Edmonstoune Aytoun Theodore Martin
My baby's only raver busy sometimes.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
Mince the matter how his family would, had not his father died a raver?
"Pierre; or The Ambiguities" by Herman Melville
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In poetry:

Lang, lang I sought my darling child,
(The gem was hid in secret bowers.)
At length 'mang glens, and forests wild,
We spied the raver's castled towers."
"The Pastoral, Or Lyric Muse Of Scotland. Canto Third. Dornock Ha'. A Ballad" by Hector MacNeill
Man of my flesh, the jawbone riven,
Know now the flesh's lock and vice,
And the cage for the scythe-eyed raver.
Know, O my bone, the jointed lever,
Fear not the screws that turn the voice,
And the face to the driven lover.
"All All And All" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

Fang Island, secret paint ravers.
Essex B-boy-turned-raver Liam Howlett, along with pals Maxim Reality and Keith Flint, started out making breakbeat hardcore (the precursor to drum & bass) and evolved into a stadium act that didn't need guitars to rock you.
EDC Raver's Craigslist Ad Claiming She Got Pregnant by Anonymous Guy Goes Viral.
A classic of the early '90s, possibly of the same stature as Nevermind, Primal Scream's gorgeous acid-house/hippie rock remix album Screamadelica revealed that rockers and ravers could hang at the same party.
Kim Raver joins Lifetime pilot 'Wives'.
Denon Urban Raver AH-C300 In-Ear Headphones.
But the show meanders down various dead ends ( Raver 's car found in New York.
Kim Raver 's characters are survivors.
In Raver 's new film, Bond of Silence, airing Monday on Lifetime, she plays a woman whose husband is mysteriously murdered while trying to quell a wild teenage house party.
"There seems to be a theme running through the women I play," Raver says.
Bleak electro pummelers brighten up on new nu-raver.
After three years of drawing ravers to grind in the gallery spaces of the King Plow Arts Center, Robert Shaw and Alan Sher have set up the permanent venue Terminal West in Studio C of the refurbished farm-equipment foundry.
Grey's Anatomy's Jesse Williams: Chyler Leigh, Kim Raver's Exits Were " Depressing ".
Chyler Leigh, Jesse Williams and Kim Raver Credit: ABC/RANDY HOLMES.
Fans aren't the only ones reeling from the unexpected exits of Grey's Anatomy mainstays Chyler Leigh and Kim Raver: Costar Jesse Williams was just as shocked.
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In science:

TABLE III: Deviations in results of searching parameters with using Rp,p1 and Raver p,p1 .
Alpha-Cluster Model, Charge Symmetry of Nuclear Force and Single Particle Bound State Potential in Symmetrical Nuclei
The values Raver p,p1 (see Table I) for the light nuclei have also been tried in obtaining the parameters.
Alpha-Cluster Model, Charge Symmetry of Nuclear Force and Single Particle Bound State Potential in Symmetrical Nuclei
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