What does arrant mean?

Definitions for arrant
ˈær əntar·rant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a), unadulterated(adj)

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

    "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"

Wiktionary

  1. arrant(Adjective)

    Utter; complete.

    arrant nonsense!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arrant(adj)

    notoriously or preeminently bad; thorough or downright, in a bad sense; shameless; unmitigated; as, an arrant rogue or coward

    Etymology: [OE. erraunt, errant, errand, equiv. to E. errant wandering, which was first applied to vagabonds, as an errant rogue, an errant thief, and hence passed gradually into its present and worse sense. See Errant.]

  2. Arrant(adj)

    thorough or downright, in a good sense

    Etymology: [OE. erraunt, errant, errand, equiv. to E. errant wandering, which was first applied to vagabonds, as an errant rogue, an errant thief, and hence passed gradually into its present and worse sense. See Errant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arrant

    ar′rant, adj. downright, notorious (used in a bad sense): unmitigated.—adv. Ar′rantly. [A variant of Errant. From its use in phrases like 'arrant thief,' it passed naturally into a general term used with other terms of abuse.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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