Synonyms of raving in English:


See definition of raving


1‘she's raving mad’


mad, insane, mentally ill, certifiable, deranged, demented, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, not in one's right mind, sick in the head, not together, crazy, crazed, lunatic, non compos mentis, unbalanced, unhinged, unstable, disturbed, distracted, stark mad, manic, frenzied, distraught, frantic, hysterical, delirious, psychotic, psychopathic, mad as a hatter, mad as a March hare, away with the fairies, foaming at the mouth

British sectionable

informal mental, off one's head, out of one's head, off one's nut, nuts, nutty, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's rocker, not right in the head, not quite right in the head, round the bend, stark raving mad, stark staring mad, bats, batty, bonkers, dotty, cuckoo, cracked, loopy, loony, bananas, loco, dippy, screwy, schizoid, touched, gaga, up the pole, off the wall, not all there, not right upstairs

British informal barmy, crackers, barking, barking mad, round the twist, off one's trolley, as daft as a brush, not the full shilling

North American informal buggy, nutsy, nutso

out of one's tree, meshuga, squirrelly, wacko

Canadian NZ Australian informal bushed

Australian informal yarra

NZ informal porangi

informal have a screw loose, have bats in one's belfry, have bats in the belfry

Australian informal have kangaroos in one's top paddock, have kangaroos in the top paddock



2‘she'd never been a raving beauty’


very great, considerable, remarkable, extraordinary, singular, striking, outstanding, stunning