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ar·rant

adjective \ˈa-rənt, ˈer-ənt\

: of the worst kind

Full Definition of ARRANT

:  being notoriously without moderation :  extreme <we are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us — Shakespeare>
ar·rant·ly adverb

Examples of ARRANT

  1. <that statement is complete and arrant nonsense>

Origin of ARRANT

alteration of errant
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ARRANT

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