Definition of rage-quit in English:


intransitive verbintransitive verb rage-quits, intransitive verb rage-quitting, rage-quitted, rage-quit

[no object] informal mainly US
  • Angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating, especially the playing of a video game.

    • ‘I tried to play it two different times and wound up rage-quitting both times’
    • ‘we almost rage-quit while trying to get a couple of sandwiches and a pasta salad’
    • ‘I just about rage-quit that Metro game’
    • ‘The more people rage-quit, the better chance I have at winning the race.’
    • ‘I think they're going to basically rage-quit computing.’
    • ‘I rage-quit once and chucked the gamepad to the ground twice, and that was relatively early in the game.’
    • ‘But nothing is more stressful than the time limit options, and you will find yourself on the brink of rage-quitting from the stress.’
    • ‘Then he hit the fence in front of us and decided to rage-quit the race and ran into the side of my car going into the pit lane.’
    • ‘But there's one thing guaranteed to make me rage-quit my browser and go looking for cute kitty pictures instead.’
    • ‘I'd rage-quit this show if I didn't have a professional obligation to watch the entire episode.’
    • ‘Though I did find myself rage-quitting a suspiciously high number of times, I still enjoyed Fish Bowl Roll for the most part.’
    • ‘While I'm right there with the player that rage-quits a session with this game, I'll also be the first to defend it.’
    • ‘These games can be hard on initial playthroughs but they're so well-designed that it's really tough to rage-quit at them.’