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Definition of rant verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] rant (on) (about something) rant at somebody + speech (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rant
he / she / it rants
past simple ranted
-ing form ranting
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  • to speak or complain about something in a loud and/or angry way
  • Idioms
    rant and rave (disapproving)
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    to show that you are angry by shouting or complaining loudly for a long time