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American English: /rænt/
British English: /rant/

Translation of rant in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • the old man was ranting (on) about the youth of today
    el viejo estaba despotricando contra la juventud de hoy
    el viejo estaba echando pestes contra la juventud de hoy [colloquial]
    my father ranted and raved at me for half an hour
    mi padre me echó un sermón or una perorata de media hora [colloquial]
    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.


  • a rant against something
    un sermón en contra de algo
    un vituperio en contra de algo [formal]
    to have a rant
    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.
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