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rant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rant

  1. 1 a long angry speech or scolding after complaining about the hotel's lousy service, the woman went off on another rant about the condition of her room Synonyms of rant diatribe, harangue, jeremiad, philippic, tiradeWords Related to rant assault, attack, broadside, invective, lambasting, lashing, tongue-lashing, vituperation; berating, chewing out, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof; abuse, castigation, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation; belittlement, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, dissing; excoriation, execration, revilement; admonishment, admonition, lecture, sermonNear Antonyms of rant encomium, eulogy, panegyric, rhapsody, tribute; acclaim, acclamation, accolade, citation, homage, honor, praise; approval, blessing, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction; ovation, plaudit, rave

  2. 2 boastful speech or writing instead of addressing the current crisis, the mayor's speech was a lot of rant emphasizing his accomplishments Synonyms of rant bluster, brag, braggadocio, bull [slang], cockalorum, fanfaronade, gas, gasconade, grandiloquence, hot air, magniloquence, bombast, rodomontade (also rhodomontade)Words Related to rant oratory, rhapsody, rhetoric; pomposity, turgidity, wind; bloviation, verbosity, windiness; babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, gibberish, jabber, prattle; jawing, patter, prating, yammering; egotism, self-conceit, self-importance, swagger, vaunt


rant

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rant

  1. to talk loudly and wildly when the salesclerk gave him incorrect change, he began ranting about the sorry state of math education today Synonyms of rant bluster, fulminate, huff, rave, spout Words Related to rant sound off, speak out, speak up; blare, blurt out, bolt; bloviate, blow, declaim, harangue, mouth (off), orate, pontificate; carry on, rage, storm, take on Near Antonyms of rant grunt, murmur, mutter, slur; breathe, whisper



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