verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of rant
OTHER WORDS FROM rantranter, nounrant·ing·ly, adverboutrant, verb (used with object)un·rant·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for rant
Malcolm & Marie’s screenplay makes the odd move of having Washington launch into a rant, straight out of the gate, about film critics.Zendaya and John David Washington deserve a better film than Malcolm & Marie|Alissa Wilkinson|February 5, 2021|Vox
There was the cupcake chain where I was subjected to the founder’s meltdowns, whiplash-inducing rants she’d dispense and then seemingly forget even as I was still smarting from her words.The Toxicity of Restaurant Kitchens Is Exactly Why I Never Reported Abuses|Lindsey Danis|February 4, 2021|Eater
It was, almost literally, a distillation of the past four weeks of rants, allegations and accusations, including countless examples of claims which have already been soundly debunked.
Musk has had to pay a heavy price—in some cases literally—for his social media rants.
Gloria calmly watched the rant, until the man got tired and walked away.Local campaign officials are becoming election-week celebrities. They’re too busy to notice.|Travis Andrews, Ashley Fetters|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Perhaps we can ignore the ranting of the Kim regime, but Chinese nuclear threats are particularly worrisome.
Had Richard III been able to install a tape recorder in his palaces the ranting might well have been identical.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hitler is ranting away, we see Nazi flags, and nuns imprisoned in Nazi jails.
When Bratton descended to the trains, a man was pacing the platform edge, ranting in Spanish.
Homeland fans made ranting about the awfulness of petulant teen Dana Brody into a weekly celebratory ritual.
Yes, the Swami was ranting and raving about leaving Los Angeles at once.Sense from Thought Divide|Mark Irvin Clifton
He listens to Sam ranting and rolling out big words and raving, and only frowns.Danny's Own Story|Don Marquis
Why need I mention the levities and impertinences in comedies, or the ranting distractions of tragedy?The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East
Though, of course, Osiander as a gentleman and a scholar is naturally opposed to ranting preachers and religion vulgarised.'A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
He laughed a dry laugh at his ranting words, and then sobered instantly.Dave Dawson at Truk|Robert Sydney Bowen