1 mad, insane, berserk, raging, crazy, crazed, irrational, manic, maniacal, frantic, frenzied, delirious, hysterical; out of one's mind or head:
He stood there shouting and screaming, like a raving lunatic.
2 extraordinary, outstanding, unusual, rare, uncommon, phenomenal, great, striking, ravishing, Colloq stunning:
Diana had been a raving beauty in her time.
3 Often, ravings. rant, ranting, bombast, pomposity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, rodomontade, rhetoric, bluster, blustering, claptrap, balderdash, puffery, bunkum, flatulence, hyperbole, vapouring, fustian, Colloq hot air, bunk:
Why must we be subjected to the ravings of this politician?
4 gabble, babble, babbling, gibberish, Colloq gab:
This is nothing more than the raving of a maniac.