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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to emphasize how bad something is.

Usage examples (36)
  • My teenage years were also shot through with arrant stupidity.
  • An arrant fool
  • Adjective : an arrant fool
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  • It took too long to run the "errand" (a brief trip to do something specific) due to the "arrant" (thorough; unmitigated) directions from an "errant" (wandering, straying, moving aimlessly) mall shopper.
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