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Definition to complain or verbally attack in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • The captain is ranting and roaring about our lack of military discipline.
ranting = complaining or verbally attacking in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • She will rant about my grades and the way I dress, but she loves me.
  • He ranted at the people on the stairway.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • ranted = yelled
  • All she does is rant and rave.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • rant = complain angrily and loudly
  • They mark special occasions, write horrible poetry, sketch things that are beautiful or grotesque, or just rant.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • rant = to complain or verbally attack in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • She stopped to draw a deep breath and then went ranting on.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • ranting = complaining or verbally attacking in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • He'll rant for the rest of the period, forty-three minutes.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • rant = complain or verbally attack in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • He ranted on for a while longer, complaining about adults and the "corrupt frigging system" and about the time being ripe for a young people's revolution.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire's Assistant
  • ranted = complained or verbally attacked in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • Ranting and raving.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • ranting = complaining in an excited rather than thoughtful way
  • I wish you wouldn't rant, mother.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Mrs. Warren's Profession
  • "Where'd you learn to drive anyway," Willie ranted.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • I shall offer to pay him to-morrow; he will rant and storm about his love for you, and there will be an end of the matter.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • She let Papa rant a long time before she reacted.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • The crowd backed away as I screamed and ranted at the stars.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Marcus waited for Tata to tell him it was crazy to believe in the ranting words of a stranger.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
  • They'd probably been recording my crazed ranting and sobbing all along.
    James Patterson  --  School's Out - Forever
  • But he had to get aholt of himself, because the ranting and raving made his ribs hurt.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Within seconds, he was ranting semicoherently at the assembled group: Who had made the decision to bring Nick?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Booth would rant about that injustice if he had the energy.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Nay, an thou'lt mouth, I'll rant as well as thou.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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