Definition of arrant in English:

arrant

Line breaks: ar¦rant
Pronunciation: /ˈar(ə)nt
 
/

adjective

[attributive] dated

Derivatives

arrantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Before reading the column, I held onto the slight chance that my view of this university was arrantly skewed.
  • America is being denounced as arrantly hypocritical for first pretending to promote democracy, then trying to crush its results.
  • For instance, some frustrated teachers will give an arrantly negligent student a B, instead of a grade more indicative of poor work.

Origin

Middle English: variant of errant, originally in phrases such as arrant thief ( 'outlawed, roving thief').

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