Associations to the word «Rampant»

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Wiktionary

RAMPANT, adjective. (originally) Rearing on both hind legs with the forelegs extended.
RAMPANT, adjective. (heraldry) Rearing on its hind leg(s), with a foreleg raised and in profile.
RAMPANT, adjective. (architecture) Tilted, said of an arch with one side higher than the other, or a vault whose two abutments are located on an inclined plane.
RAMPANT, adjective. Unrestrained or unchecked, usually in a negative manner.
RAMPANT, adjective. Rife, or occurring widely, frequently or menacingly.

Dictionary definition

RAMPANT, adjective. Unrestrained and violent; "rampant aggression".
RAMPANT, adjective. Rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant".
RAMPANT, adjective. (of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth; "a rampant growth of weeds".

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