Definition of arrant
- we are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us
- —William Shakespeare
that statement is complete and arrant nonsense
absolute, all-out, blank, categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, very;
: of the worst kind
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