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v. rant·ed, rant·ing, rants
1. To speak or write in an angry or emotionally charged manner; rave.
2. To express at length a complaint or negative opinion: "He could rant on the subject of physician-assisted illness" (Paul Theroux).
To utter or express by ranting: "Adams's fellow Federalists ranted that he was mentally unfit to be president" (Susan Dunn).
1. Angry, emotionally charged, or tediously negative speech or writing: a speech that was more rant than reason.
2. An example of such speech or writing: a rant against the university's policies.
3. Chiefly British Wild or uproarious merriment.

[Probably from obsolete Dutch ranten.]

rant′er n.
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Noun1.ranter - someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
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A ranter preaches there between the services--an excellent, fiery, Christian man, they say.
Nothing could be less like the ordinary type of the Ranter than Dinah.
"He's not a ranter and raver but he's got this hunger and desire to win football games and he's been quite good at making very difficult decisions at times.
"If the accident rate had remained the same as 10 years ago there would have been 39 fatal accidents last year," ASN CEO Harro Ranter said.
"Since 1997, the average number of airliner accidents has shown a steady and persistent decline, for a great deal thanks to the continuing safety-driven efforts by international safety organizations," said ASN president Harro Ranter. With an estimated 36.8 million flights worldwide in 2017, the accident rate works out to one fatal passenger airline flight per 7.36 million flights.
ALISTAIR Anderson & Northlands is the latest venture from the illustrious ex-High Level Ranter and the band have three regional shows to promote their new album of the same name.
Michael Ranter's "The Post-Analytic Phase of Laboratory Testing: When Is It Over and How Do We Optimize It?" particularly enlightening.
No football cheater No racist banter No foul-mouthed ranter No 'prima donna'.
"There have been some significant safety improvements since 2000," said Harro Ranter, president of Aviation Safety Network.