arrant

adjective ar·rant \ ˈa-rənt , ˈer-ənt \

Definition of arrant

: being notoriously without moderation : extreme
  • we are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us
  • —William Shakespeare

arrantly

adverb

Examples of arrant in a Sentence

  1. that statement is complete and arrant nonsense

Origin and Etymology of arrant

alteration of errant


ARRANT Defined for English Language Learners

arrant

adjective

Definition of arrant for English Language Learners

  • : of the worst kind


ARRANT Defined for Kids

arrant

adjective ar·rant \ ˈer-ənt \

Definition of arrant for Students

: of the worst kind
  • arrant nonsense


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