2. The pelt or fur of a hare: Maude's new cloak is made of soft rabbit.
3. A member of a track team who sets the running pace for other teammates as part of a long distance run: Martin's cousin trained to be the rabbit for the cross-country racing club.
Debora became almost rabid in her defense of her pet rabbit’s chewing behavior when visiting her friend.2. Regarding an animal which is infected with a deadly viral disease: People were fearful of being bitten by the rabid dog that was running around in the neighborhood.
As Mack was taking a break from making the rabbet for the piece of furniture he was constructing, he noticed a rabbit being chased by what seemed to be a rabid dog.
There are those who call the rabid virus a form of hydrophobia.2. A reference to a raging, extremely violent, irrational, or an unreasonable, or fanatical action: The defending soldiers had to withdraw from their position when the rabid attackers assaulted them.
The rabid behavior of the terrorists was marked by ferociousness and extreme violence.3. Having a very fervent interest in or a zealous opinion about someone or something with extreme intensity: The group admitted that they were rabid fans of Michael Jackson.
Tony thought that both of the political opponents had a rabid lust for political power.