(a) raving beauty

a raving beauty phrase
a woman who is very beautiful
Thesaurus: beautiful womansynonym
Main entry: raving

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  • a raving beauty — a woman who is very beautiful …   English dictionary

  • raving — [rā′viŋ] adj. 1. raging; delirious; frenzied ☆ 2. Informal exciting great admiration or praise; notable [a raving beauty] adv. so as to cause raving [raving mad] n. delirious, incoherent speech …   English World dictionary

  • raving — rav|ing1 [ˈreıvıŋ] adj [only before noun] informal 1.) talking or behaving in a crazy way ▪ a raving lunatic 2.) especially BrE used to emphasize that someone or something has a lot of a particular quality ▪ She was no raving beauty , but at… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beauty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality that arouses pleasure Nouns 1. beauty, the beautiful; form, elegance, grace, charm, beauty unadorned; symmetry; loveliness, attractiveness, comeliness, fairness, pulchritude, good looks, body… …   English dictionary for students

  • raving — ravingly, adv. /ray ving/, adj. 1. talking wildly; delirious; frenzied: a raving maniac. 2. Informal. extraordinary or remarkable: a raving beauty. adv. 3. furiously or wildly: a remark that made me raving mad. n. 4. Usually, ravings. a.… …   Universalium

  • raving — adjective informal 1 talking or behaving in a crazy way: a raving lunatic | raving mad informal especially BrE (=completely crazy) 2 raving beauty/success someone who is very beautiful or something that is very successful …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • raving — rav•ing [[t]ˈreɪ vɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) talking wildly; delirious: a raving maniac[/ex] 2) extraordinary in degree: a raving beauty[/ex] 3) cvb furiously; wildly: raving mad[/ex] 4) cvb Usu., ravings. incoherent or extravagant talk …   From formal English to slang

  • beauty — Synonyms and related words: Miss America, advantage, asset, attraction, attractiveness, balance, bathing beauty, beau ideal, beaut, beauty contest winner, beauty queen, belle, bunny, charmer, concinnity, cover girl, dazzler, dream, dreamboat,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beauty queen — Synonyms and related words: Miss America, bathing beauty, beau ideal, beaut, beauty, beauty contest winner, belle, bunny, charmer, cover girl, dazzler, dream, enchantress, great beauty, knockout, lady fair, looker, model, paragon, peach, pinup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • raving — I. noun Date: 14th century irrational, incoherent, wild, or extravagant utterance or declamation usually used in plural II. adjective Date: 15th century 1. talking wildly or irrationally < a raving lunatic > 2. ravishing < a raving beauty > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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