In an interview with the Today show, Sheen ranted about “tiger blood” and “Adonis DNA,” and referred to himself as a “warlock.”
He said “all the folks that ranted and raved did nothing but good stuff [and] raise[d] our credibility, membership and budget.”
He ranted and raved in gibberish, always talking about himself, but was also very intelligent.
One day, Robbins gave up hope for a new answer, and he ranted in frustration.
The high tragedians, who once ranted in the Parliaments of the world, continued it at supper afterwards.
While she ranted, he brazenly began writing in visible ink once more.
He ranted at Van Oudijck, he called down all the curses of heaven upon his head.
He foamed and ranted like he war acting a play in some theatre.
I ranted deplorably, and though I closed amid fairly generous applause, no flowers were handed up to me.
Connel fumed and ranted, threatened and cajoled, begged and pleaded, but it was no use.
c.1600, "to be jovial and boisterous," also "to talk bombastically," from Dutch randten (earlier ranten) "talk foolishly, rave," of unknown origin (cf. German rantzen "to frolic, spring about"). Related: Ranted; ranting. Ranters "antinomian sect which arose in England c.1645" is attested from 1651; applied 1823 to early Methodists. A 1700 slang dictionary has rantipole "a rude wild Boy or Girl" (also as a verb and adjective); to ride rantipole meant "The woman uppermost in the amorous congress" [Grose].
"boisterous, empty declamation; fierce or high-sounding language without much meaning or dignity of thought; bombast; a ranting speech," 1640s, from rant (v.).