An example of rave used as an adjective is the term "rave review" which means a review that really praises something.
An example of to rave is to talk with enthusiasm about how great a restaurant is.
An example of a rave is a newspaper review that highly praises a restaurant.
An example of a rave is a party where people dance to techno with glow sticks.
The storm raved along the coast.
Critics raved about the new play.
The play received raves.
He raved about her beauty.
Origin of rave
- Middle English raven from Old North French raver variant of resver to dream, wander, rave
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- English dialect raves, or rathes (“a frame laid on a wagon, for carrying hay, etc.").
- From Old French raver, variant of resver, of uncertain origin.