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A wild, crazy, or violent person.
- ‘Ah feel like givin' some radge a burst mooth.’
- ‘You lot bring that muppet into line or, by God, I will show you what a Scottish radge really is.’
- ‘A three-decade, on-off love affair - "It's platonic, ya radge - or metaphorical or somethin'" - was sealed with a kiss that night.’
- ‘Party's nearly finished, ya radge!’
- ‘I shouted "Wind your ugly neck in, doss radge!"’
Wild, crazy, or violent.
- ‘Radge beer-swilling Begbie stole the show with his golfing V-necks and glass hurling.’
- ‘Or as radge as a shy, soft-spoken, beamer-prone guy like him can ever get.’
- ‘Ah'm radge, if the truth be telt, ever getting involved with a Doyle.’
- ‘More Scottish rammies next month, dinnae miss it ya radge trumpets.’
- ‘Except for that radge wee tinfoil suit, and a' them willies on its chin.’
1920s: apparently an alteration of rage.
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