Raging; frenzied: “the hot rampageous horses of my will” (W.H. Auden).
From rampage +â€Ž -ous. Originally Scottish.
Variant of rampage
intransitive verbrampaged, rampaging
to rush violently or wildly about; rage
Origin of rampageorigin, originally Scottish and amp; North Eng dialect, dialectal , probably ; from ramp
an outbreak of violent, raging behavior
chiefly in on the (or a) rampage