- Speak or shout at length in a wild, impassioned way: she was still ranting on about the unfairness of it allMore example sentences
- Among other topics we discussed, she ranted about some of the things my stepdad does that drive her nuts.
- I ranted at length about this in an article published earlier this year in Bermuda's daily newspaper.
- I remember writing a letter to the editor, where I ranted about the state of literature in this country.
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- A spell of ranting; a tirade: his rants against organized religionMore example sentences
- He embarks on a rant about a late Evening Standard critic and fiddles with his lighter to calm down.
- As long as their rants were confined to forums and poorly organised rallies, no one really cared.
- As it's already been pointed out, this latest diatribe is even less logical than his previous rants.
rant and rave
- Shout and complain angrily and at length.More example sentences
- I began to rant and rave angrily, in a loud voice.
- ‘You can't rant and rave; you can't scream and put people in shock, though I have worked with directors who do that and it's pretty scary,’ Garry says.
- I could rant and rave about it but that wouldn't make a difference.
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- Smith is not a grumpy, incomprehensible ranter.
- It's hard to imagine any rocker, ranter or raver that won't be moved by the footage of the last gig the Pistols ever played in England, a holiday benefit for the children of striking firemen.
- Do we really want a prime minister who falls back on the inflammatory language of the right-wing ranter?
late 16th century (in the sense 'behave in a boisterous way'): from Dutch ranten 'talk nonsense, rave'.