Rampant

Adjective

  • (architecture) Tilted, said of an arch with one side higher than the other, or a vault whose two abutments are located on an inclined plane.
  • (heraldry) Rearing on its hind leg(s), with a foreleg raised and in profile.
  • Rife, or occurring widely, frequently or menacingly.
  • (originally) Rearing on both hind legs with the forelegs extended.
  • Unrestrained or unchecked, usually in a negative manner.

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