Definition of Ranting

1. Noun. A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion.

Exact synonyms: Harangue, Rant
Generic synonyms: Declamation
Specialized synonyms: Screed
Derivative terms: Harangue, Rant, Rant



Definition of Ranting

1. Verb. (present participle of rant) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ranting

1. rant [v] - See also: rant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ranting

ransomed
ransomer
ransomers
ransoming
ransomite
ransomless
ransoms
ransomware
rant
rantallions
ranted
ranter
ranters
rantes
ranting (current term)
rantingly
rantings
rantipole
rantipoles
rants
ranty
ranula
ranular
ranulas
ranunculaceous
ranunculi
ranunculite
ranunculus
ranunculuses

Literary usage of Ranting

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1. The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating The Last Years of the Stuarts by John Bagford, Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1878)
"J Cl)e ranting 3 poung ... 'Twos of a young Spark through the City, by night he went ranting along. ..."

2. Civilized America by Thomas Colley Grattan (1859)
"... Church—Religion unconnected with Politics—No Persecution but plenty of Hatred—Fanaticism—Ita Excesses—ranting Preachers—Specimens of them —The Anxious ..."

3. Civilized America by Thomas Colley Grattan (1859)
"... Church—Religion unconnected with Politica—No Persecution but plenty of Hatred—Fanaticism—Its Excesses—ranting Preachers—Specimens of them —The Anxious ..."

4. Principles of Nature: Or, A Development of the Moral Causes of Happiness and by Elihu Palmer, Peter Annet (1819)
"... the gales of ranting enthusiasm. The latter is certain, without evidence, and the former is in doubt because it is deficient in evidence. ..."

5. Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc by David Herd, Sidney Gilpin (1870)
"... humour although fhe be teaz'd, I'll kifs her and clap her until fhe be pleas'd. And bide ye yet, &c. ranting Roving Lad. MY love was born in Aberdeen, ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"250.000 Pa Co. for Ins'ing Lives and «ranting Annuities. 2000.000 Guarantee 1 rust and Safe Deposit Co 1000000 Phil. Trust, Safe Deposit, and Insurance Co ..."

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