Definitions for rantrænt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rantrænt(v.i.)

  1. to speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk wildly; rave.

  2. (v.t.)to utter or declaim in a ranting manner.

  3. (n.)extravagant or vehement declamation.

  4. a ranting speech or other utterance.

Origin of rant:

1590–1600; < D ranten (obs.) to talk foolishly

rant′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harangue, rant, ranting(noun)

    a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

  2. bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blah(verb)

    pompous or pretentious talk or writing

  3. rant, mouth off, jabber, spout, rabbit on, rave(verb)

    talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rant(verb)ænt

    to talk loudly and angrily about sth

    Mom was ranting about the messy house.; a rant about politics

Wiktionary

  1. rant(Noun)

    A criticism done by ranting.

  2. rant(Noun)

    A wild, incoherent, emotional articulation.

  3. rant(Verb)

    To speak or shout at length in an uncontrollable anger.

  4. rant(Verb)

    To criticize by ranting.

  5. Origin: From ranten, randen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rant(verb)

    to rave in violent, high-sounding, or extravagant language, without dignity of thought; to be noisy, boisterous, and bombastic in talk or declamation; as, a ranting preacher

  2. Rant(noun)

    high-sounding language, without importance or dignity of thought; boisterous, empty declamation; bombast; as, the rant of fanatics


Translations for rant

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rant(verb)

to talk angrily

He's still ranting (and raving) about the damage to his car.

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