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A party designed to enhance a hallucinogenic experience through music and behavior, which consists of an all-night dance session at a club or party, accompanied by the ingestion of recreational—i.e., not overdose—levels of a designer drug of abuse, ecstasy—MDMA
rave Rave party Substance abuse A social activity of recent vintage consisting of an all-night dance session at a club or party, often accompanied by the ingestion of recreational doses–ie, not overdose levels–of the 'designer' drug of abuse, ecstasy–MDMA. See Ecstasy.
rave (rāv) [ME. raven, to be delirious]
1. To talk irrationally, as in delirium.
2. An all-night dance party at which mind-altering drugs, e.g., ecstasy or other amphetamines, are often used.
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If a holiday is basically based on sex, sun, booze and rave-ups
you're bound to get some kids that are not going to be able handle that sort of thing.
Roni's big Bristol collective takes no prisoners in these nuclear rave-ups
and are well served by celebrity guests including Rage Against The Machine's Zack de la Rocha.
A couple of decades ago, a high proportion of women in their 20s had neither the time nor the money to frequent pubs and rave-ups
Two girls looking forward to raunchy rave-ups
on their Club 18- 30 holiday found themselves in a hotel full of OAPs.