rant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ranten, randen ‎(talk nonsense, rave).

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Noun[edit]

rant ‎(plural rants)

  1. A criticism done by ranting.
  2. A wild, incoherent, emotional articulation.
  3. A type of dance step usually performed in clogs, and particularly (but not exclusively) associated with the English North West Morris tradition. The rant step consists of alternately bringing one foot across and in front of the other and striking the ground, with the other foot making a little hop.

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Verb[edit]

rant ‎(third-person singular simple present rants, present participle ranting, simple past and past participle ranted)

  1. To speak or shout at length in an uncontrollable anger.
  2. To criticize by ranting.
  3. To dance rant steps.

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Verb[edit]

rant

  1. simple past of renne
  2. past participle of rane