Rant meaning

rănt
Angry, emotionally charged, or tediously negative speech or writing.

A speech that was more rant than reason.

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To express at length a complaint or negative opinion.
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To speak or write in an angry or emotionally charged manner; rave.
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To utter or express by ranting.
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(chiefly british) Wild or uproarious merriment.
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To talk or say in a loud, wild, extravagant way; declaim violently; rave.
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(scot., north eng.) A boisterous merrymaking.
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The definition of a rant is a complaint that is often lengthy and filled with anger and emotion.

An example of a rant is a long, emotional letter of complaint to a company.

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A wild, incoherent, emotional articulation.
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An example of such speech or writing.

A rant against the university's policies.

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Ranting speech.
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Rant is defined as to complain at length in an angry, loud voice.

An example of to rant is to spend an hour complaining about the traffic.

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A criticism done by ranting.
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To speak or shout at length in an uncontrollable anger.
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To criticize by ranting.
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Origin of rant

  • Probably from obsolete Dutch ranten

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Dutch ranten, randen (“talk nonsense, rave").

    From Wiktionary