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Definition of rave


  • Something that is fashionable or trendy.
    It's all the rave in Japan.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Allen G. on Dec 18 2000.

  • Techno party that has no set time to end. Usually attended by those who are under the influence of stimulants. Grossly misunderstood happening by the authorities.
    The rave is going to be at the old meat packing plant.

    Last edited on Dec 18 2000. Submitted by Allen G. on Dec 18 2000.


  • an all-night (sometimes illegal) dance party.
    Did you go to that rave last night?

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 18 1998.

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Definitions include: a rave attendee who wears "candy".
Definitions include: one who attends raves.
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