Arrant fool

Arrant fool
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  • arrant — [ar′ənt, er′ənt] adj. [var. of ERRANT] that is plainly such; out and out; notorious [an arrant fool] arrantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • arrant — arrantly, adv. /ar euhnt/, adj. 1. downright; thorough; unmitigated; notorious: an arrant fool. 2. wandering; errant. [1350 1400; ME, var. of ERRANT] Syn. 1. thoroughgoing, utter, confirmed, flagrant. * * * …   Universalium

  • arrant — ar•rant [[t]ˈær ənt[/t]] adj. downright; thorough: an arrant fool[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME, var. of errant ar′rant•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • arrant — /ˈærənt / (say aruhnt) adjective 1. downright; thorough: an arrant fool. 2. notorious. 3. Obsolete wandering. {variant of errant} –arrantly, adverb …  

  • double-dyed — adjective without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers an arrant fool a complete coward a consummate fool a double dyed villain gross negligence a perfect idiot pure folly …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodding — adjective without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers an arrant fool a complete coward a consummate fool a double dyed villain gross negligence a perfect idiot pure folly …   Useful english dictionary

  • staring — adjective 1. (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder staring eyes • Syn: ↑agaze • Similar to: ↑open, ↑opened 2. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers an arrant fool …   Useful english dictionary

  • outright — adj Outright, out and out, unmitigated, arrantare comparable when they are used hyperbolically as meaning not limited or qualified. They are often used interchangeably as intensives, but there are clear differences in meaning. What is outright… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Stock character — A stock character is one which relies heavily on cultural types or names for his or her personality, manner of speech, and other characteristics. In their most general form, stock characters are related to literary archetypes, but they are often… …   Wikipedia

  • Errant — Er rant, a. [F. errant, p. pr. fr. OF. errer to travel, LL. iterare, fr. L. iter journey; confused somewhat with L. errare to err. See {Eyre}, and cf. {Arrant}, {Itinerant}.] 1. Wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yankee Doodle — is a well known US song, often sung patriotically today. It is the state anthem of Connecticut. [ [http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3188 q=392608 STATE OF CONNECTICUT, Sites º Seals º Symbols] ; Connecticut State Register Manual ; retrieved… …   Wikipedia


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