- The definition of arrant is absolutely, completely or utterly.
When a statement is absolutely, completely ridiculous, the statement is an example of arrant nonsense.
arrant definition by Webster's New World
that is plainly such; out-and-out; notorious: an arrant fool
Origin: variant, variety of errant
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- arrantly adverb
arrant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Completely such; thoroughgoing: an arrant fool; the arrant luxury of the ocean liner.
Origin: Variant of errant.
- arˈrant·ly adverb