[ree-it-er-uh nt]


reiterating or repeating, especially to an intensified degree: reiterant chatter.

Origin of reiterant

1600–10; < Latin reiterant- (stem of reiterāns), present participle of reiterāre. See reiterate, -ant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for reiterant

Historical Examples of reiterant

  • Ever and ever a reiterant, restless craving gnawed, like a worm, at her heart.

    Under the Witches' Moon

    Nathan Gallizier

  • This heedful silken coming and going, these Sunday voices, this reiterant yelp of a single peevish bell—would they never cease?

    The Return

    Walter de la Mare

  • Again, reiterant and increasingly imperative, summons from the house slashed across her mood.


    Dana Gatlin

  • It was neither sad nor joyous; it suggested dreamy, reiterant thoughts; it was not music, but the memory of music.

    The Jonathan Papers

    Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris