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English noun: rant

1. rant (communication) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion


Synonymsharangue, ranting


Broader (hypernym)declamation


Narrower (hyponym)screed

2. rant (communication) pompous or pretentious talk or writing


Synonymsblah, bombast, claptrap, fustian


Broader (hypernym)grandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric


English verb: rant

1. rant (communication) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner


ExamplesSam and Sue rant


Synonymsjabber, mouth off, rabbit on, rave, spout


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize









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