adverb see rant I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rantingly — Rant ing*ly, adv. In a ranting manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rantingly — adv. ornately, rhetorically, eloquently, bombastically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rantingly — rant·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • rantingly — adverb Etymology: from ranting, present participle of rant + ly : in a ranting manner * * * rantˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑rant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jamie Macpherson — Infobox Criminal subject name = James MacPherson image size = image caption = date of birth = 1675 place of birth = Scotland date of death = 1700 place of death = Banff, Scotland charge = Being an Egyptian Bearing arms in a market penalty = Death …   Wikipedia

  • rant — I. verb Etymology: obsolete Dutch ranten, randen Date: 1601 intransitive verb 1. to talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner 2. to scold vehemently transitive verb to utter in a bombastic declamatory fashion • ranter noun • rantingly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rant — ranter, n. rantingly, adv. /rant/, v.i. 1. to speak or declaim extravagantly or violently; talk in a wild or vehement way; rave: The demagogue ranted for hours. v.t. 2. to utter or declaim in a ranting manner. n. 3. ranting, extravagant, or… …   Universalium

  • rant — [rant] vi., vt. [< obs. Du ranten, to rave, akin to Ger ranzen, to be noisy, anranzen, to affront] to talk or say in a loud, wild, extravagant way; declaim violently; rave n. 1. ranting speech 2. [Scot. or North Eng.] a boisterous merrymaking… …   English World dictionary

  • rant — v. & n. v. 1 intr. use bombastic language. 2 tr. & intr. declaim, recite theatrically. 3 tr. & intr. preach noisily. n. 1 a piece of ranting, a tirade. 2 empty turgid talk. Derivatives: ranter n. rantingly n. Etymology: Du. ranten rave …   Useful english dictionary

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