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adjective ar·rant \ˈa-rənt, ˈer-ənt\

Definition of arrant

  1. :  being notoriously without moderation :  extreme <we are arrant knaves, all; believe none of us — 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


First Known Use: 14th century


ARRANT Defined for English Language Learners

arrant

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adjective ar·rant \ˈa-rənt, ˈer-ənt\

Definition of arrant for English Language Learners

  • : of the worst kind


ARRANT Defined for Kids

arrant

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adjective ar·rant \ˈer-ənt\

Definition of arrant for Students

  1. :  of the worst kind <arrant nonsense>


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