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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A wild reckless sometimes quarrelsome person.

Usage examples (27)
  • She has given up all those that I used to call her rantipole acquaintance.
  • Railings and ravings rantipole we hold are reprehensible,
  • 'Well, sir, well,' said the old gentleman, now very much piqued, 'I can't but say I feel some concern for my old friend, to have his money doused about at such a...
  • And now, my dear Severn, when you have read this rantipole page, walk soberly into your bed-room, put on your night cap, heave a sigh, squeeze a tear out if you can, and... for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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