- arraunt (obsolete)
Alteration of errant. Originally meaning wandering, the term came to be an intensifier due to its use as an epithet, e.g. in the phrases "arrant thieves" and "arrant knaves" (i.e., wandering bandits).
- Utter; complete (with a negative sense).
- arrant nonsense! 
- Alternative spelling of
Particularly used in the phrase “arrant knaves”, quoting Hamlet, and “arrant nonsense”.
Some dictionaries consider arrant simply an alternative form of errant, but in usage they have long since split.
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