rantipole

noun
rant·​i·​pole | \ -tēˌpōl -tə̇ˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of rantipole

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a wild reckless sometimes quarrelsome person

rantipole

adjective
\ " \

Definition of rantipole (Entry 2 of 3)

: characterized by a wild unruly manner or attitude : rakish rantipole laughter— J. B. Cabell

rantipole

intransitive verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of rantipole (Entry 3 of 3)

: to act like a rantipole

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History and Etymology for rantipole

Noun

probably from ranty + pole, alteration of poll (head)

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“Rantipole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rantipole. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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