be all the rage

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be all the rage

slang Of a thing or trend, to be very popular. Disco music was all the rage in the 1970s. I can't believe that stupid dance is all the rage right now.
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be all the rage

  (old-fashioned, informal)
to be very fashionable Fake leopard print, so fashionable in the seventies, is all the rage again now.
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