(archaic) A dissident.
Other Word Forms of Discrepant
Origin of Discrepant
Middle English discrepaunt from Latin discrepāns discrepant- present participle of discrepāre to disagree dis- apart dis– crepāre to rattle
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin discrepāntem, present participle of discrepāre (“to differ in sound, differ, disagree”), from dis- (“apart”) + crepare (“to make a noise, crackle”).
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