(v. i.) To rave in violent, high-sounding, or extravagant language, without dignity of thought; to be noisy, boisterous, and bombastic in talk or declamation; as, a ranting preacher.
(n.) High-sounding language, without importance or dignity of thought; boisterous, empty declamation; bombast; as, the rant of fanatics.
(1) I took some Bolivian textiles to the interview and ranted on about Eduardo Galeano and Márquez.
(2) Eva Carneiro, the Chelsea doctor, has had her responsibilities at the club scaled back after being on the receiving end of a rant from José Mourinho on Saturday, and she is not expected to continue being on the bench during games.
(3) Of Khan's murder accusation, Anwar replied: "It's a madman's rant.
(4) Nobody is sure what dangerous chemical imbalance this would create but the Fiver is convinced we'd all be dust come October or November, the earth scorched, with only three survivors roaming o'er the barren landscape: Govan's answer to King Lear, ranting into a hole in the ground; a mute, wild-eyed pundit, staring without blinking into a hole in the ground; and a tall, irritable figure standing in front of the pair of them, screaming in the style popularised by Klaus Kinski, demanding they take a look at his goddamn trouser arrangement, which he has balanced here on the platform of his hand for easy perusal, or to hell with them, for they are no better than pigs, worthless, spineless pigs.
(5) As West said in a 2013 Twitter rant , he is interested in consulting all types of people to solve the world’s problems.
(6) Now then, in his infamous rant at the press, Joe Kinnear told hacks to ask people like you what they thought of him.
(7) Homegrown talent Facebook Twitter Pinterest There’s not much in the way of English-speaking talent, but Papi Jiang has become China’s biggest internet sensation after her satirical rants on topics of popular culture went viral on Youku (A Chinese version of YouTube) earlier this year.
(8) At first it was everyday stuff like what he wants for dinner but then essentially he began ranting.
(9) Donald Trump has reportedly yelled down the telephone at Australia’s prime minister and veered off into rants about China and Nato with French leader François Hollande.
(10) Consider their peerless dead parrot sketch which, in many people's memories, ends when Cleese does his huge rant, and Palin grudgingly offers to replace the bird.
(11) Those human cytokines known as interleukin 8, platelet factor 4, beta thromboglobulin, IP-10 and melanoma growth stimulating factor or GRO can be assigned to a subfamily based on their location on chromosome 4 and unique structural features, whereas the second subset consisting of LD78, ACT-2, I-309, RANTES, and macrophage chemotactic and activating factor (MCAF) are all closely linked on human chromosome 17.
(12) Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lied about the tape recording of his racist rant in a bungled attempt to neutralise the controversy, according to the National Basketball Association.
(13) Carneiro had only previously made one post on her public page but she took to the social media platform to “thank the general public for their overwhelming support” in the wake of Mourinho’s rant.
(14) Updated at 3.00pm BST 12.58pm BST "I could rant like this for hours... let's do some questions."
(15) Or even that little-known film called Pulp Fiction, in which Christopher Walken gives a virtuoso performance as Captain Koons, with a deranged rant about hiding his watch from evil "yellow slopes".
(16) Our results indicate that RANTES and MIP-1 alpha are crucial mediators of inflammatory processes in which eosinophils predominate.
(17) He spent two days wandering around town … ranting to anyone that would listen.
(18) The federations brought forward the launch of their poster campaign against police funding cuts after Mitchell was accused of calling Downing Street police officers "plebs" in a foul-mouthed rant last week.
(19) Thus you can witness unironical celebrations of Rand Paul as an original thinker, despite the fact that his every core policy proposal reads like a distorted Xerox of an older Xerox of his father’s decades of rant-pamphleteering.
(20) When the allegations against him were first aired on ESPN on Sunday, he ranted on Twitter against Adam Schefter, the journalist who reported them, and dismiss the claims as “lies”.
(n.) One who raves.
(1) It was, I recall, an anarchic traffic jam of ex-squatters, ravers, and proponents of free love that chuntered slowly and messily through the byways and sometimes the highways of Thatcher’s Britain.
(2) Prieto is due to be executed for the 1988 killings of Rachael Raver and her boyfriend, Warren Fulton III.
(3) The wrecked "candy ravers" and rampaging fratboys of EDM cliche are barely present – aside from more visible breasts and muscles, it is close to any European festival audience out for a good time, perhaps even a bit savvier.
(4) Like the jazzy nest of some mutant raver-crows, it is a curious arrival to the sleepy medieval lanes, a 90m-long torrent of orange sticks between the classical law courts and the baroque bell tower.
(5) The only brain scans that have been done are of recreational ecstasy users, whose drugs may be contaminated and who have probably taken other substances, too.The death in 1995 of Leah Betts after taking ecstasy, from drinking too much water in response to a campaign warning ravers of the danger of dehydration, had prevented rational debate or scientific advance.
(6) Veteran lefty Billy Bragg, Suggs, Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard, dance act Orbital, and rock-ravers Enter Shikari were among the bands and artists brought together to recreate the sound of silence.
(7) Hannah Verdier Glue 10pm, E4 Despite being billed as “the new Skins”, this teen drama has seen plots far gloomier than anything the Bristol ravers ever endured.
(8) Dan Snaith looks as if he’s about to deliver an informed running commentary on Istria’s Roman remains; instead, he pulls up the fader on another tropical disco banger and a boatload of expectant ravers go politely bananas.
(9) Since he averages more than a show a day, with more than 300 under his belt this year, perhaps his tendency to notice screaming glowstick-flinging ravers over griping keyboard warriors isn't surprising.
(10) At Electric Daisy Carnival and similar dance festivals, the look has evolved from the child-like "candy raver" of the 1990s, with their pigtails and cuddly toys and pacifiers (dummies), to a slick and sexified yet also kitschy-surreal image midway between Venice Beach and Cirque Du Soleil, Willy Wonka and a Gay Pride parade: girls in Daisy Dukes and bikini tops (or even bare breasts daubed in glittery body paint) but who also wear tutus, giant furry boots in turquoise and hot pink, and fairy wings.
(11) But Moore is insistent, and pretty convincing, as he says that Miami's Ultra Music Festival – which this year has been held up as the epitome of rave Babylon , with pictures of wasted ravers and exhibitionist industry executives going viral – was safer and better-organised than most music or sporting events of comparable size.
(12) As the festival powers down for the night, Dan descends into the throng, offering a hug to every loved-up raver who wants one.
(13) Rituals like "tutting", which evolved out of the glove-dances performed by American ravers in the 90s but which now enhances the intricate hand-movements with glowing and flickering LED fingertips.
(14) By 16, she was playing at warehouse parties in east London, where ravers would run around "half-naked on ketamine".
(15) The Hunger (1983) was an electro gothic noir about an elderly vampire called Miriam (Catherine Deneuve) who preys on ravers with her undead lover, John (David Bowie), who himself falls for Susan Sarandon's medic.
(16) After the release of their first album, the Stone Roses spoke to a generation of ravers during the second "summer of love" in 1989.
(17) But the rest of them, men and women alike, formed a rainbow coalition of ageing candy ravers.
(18) Their psychedelic sound spoke to a generation of ravers during the second "summer of love".
(19) The media image of the demented raver who DJs with sandpaper discs "was made up because I didn't want to come across as average and boring".
(20) In 2002, I had just moved to London, a jaded raver looking for a new electronic fix, and was thrilled and baffled by the deranged transmissions of pirate radio.