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11.
The Poor White Persons version of RAP, in the sense that it a specific kind of spoken or written format, blending artistic expression, personal experience and politic protest and is usually written for an audience of peers in mind. Like RAP, it is an angry but non-violent form of political expression. Punk Music is to Ranting as Rap Music is to Rapping. Today, poor whites, perform Rants in pubs, pod-casts and on the Internet.

Anger is usually the fuel that oppressed people use to organize and fight for social and political change. Since Rich Whites don't want change, they have re-defined the tradition of Ranting into something that is done by crazy, unstable people, used to incite violence the same way they have positioned, re-defineded and/or reacted to RAP and Rap Music.

Historically, in Old Europe, Rich Whites encouraged Poor Whites to physically fight each other, Boxing, and outlawed Ranting in many cities and countries. Ranting like Rapping, is considered more dangerous then Boxing to the White Power Structure, because it encourages poor people to become personally and actively politically engaged and to collectively direct their anger outwards in organized political action rather then inwards, towards each other.

Speakers Corner in Hyde Park, London England is the oldest Public Ranting Space and has had such people as George Orwell and Karl Marx Rant there. It is still the place in England where The Poor gather to protest. A recent anti-war protest at Speakers Corner was banned for "safety," reasons.
Let's go over to Speaker's Corner in Hyde Park and listen to the Rants.

Rick Mercier became famous in Canada for his ranting on This Hour Has Twenty Two Minutes.

Did you hear her brilliant rant against Rich Whites at the pub last night?
by punkgirl November 14, 2006
 
1.
To speak agressivly about somthing. or to take your own tangent about a subject and talk for a long time in a passionate manner. also see Aitkenism.
Geeze neil has been ranting for a good two hours now!!!
by rodrikbodrik May 23, 2004
 
2.
To suddenly give a long speech that usually results in rambling and repeating of nonsence.
I shall now tell you how awful rants are, they are the bain of humans. If rants were plentiful humans would become extinct! Extinct I say!! Humans also need to pick cherries with automated cherry pickers as this results in more plentiful harvests resulting in more people whos brains have been nourished by cherries and intelligent cherry nourished people are less likely to rant than those raised on blueberry farms, because they are subjected to blueberry fumes, and they are toxic, like non-toxic glue. Made of horse hooves. Horses can also help prevent rants as you cannot rant while riding a horse and you can't ride a horse if there aren't horses because they have all been made into non-toxic glue. Do you understand rants now?
by Caitlin April 01, 2005
 
3.
When someone is pissed about something and they rabmle on about it.
She ranted on about her exboyfriend for hours
by Aphrodiatea December 24, 2003
 
4.
;Expressing opinions in a rambling or agravated manner.

;A spell of ranting; a tirade
She ranted about the old lady parking wrong.

The rant showed her opinions of the choir.

She had written an rant blog.
by Knowledgeislife August 02, 2012
 
5.
The ugly and distorted sound of two notes, an octave apart, coming out of a brass instrument (such at a trombone or french horn), by accident, at one time.
The Solti Bruckner 4th Symphony recording with the Chicago Symphony contains a clearly audible rant on the unison low C-flat in the trombones
by brass vulture February 07, 2010
 
6.
--1.
-a novel by Chuck Palahniuk (author of Fight Club)

--2.
-the titular character of the novel of the same name. His real name is Buster L. Casey but his nickname "Rant" came from a childhood prank involving animal organs which resulted in numerous people getting sick. As each person threw up, they made a sound that resembled the word "rant," which became a local synonym for "vomit" and Buster's nickname.
He starts a tooth fairy scheme involving gold pieces which changes the economy of his town, deliberately gets bitten by spiders, snakes, coyotes, etc. until he gets rabies, spreads it other ppl and then moves to the big city where he participates in a demolition derby known as "Party Crashing".

--3.
-to throw up or vomit. originates from the book "Rant".
--1.
Guy 1: I like Fight Club.
Guy 2: Read Rant.
Guy 1: Why? Reading is stupid.
Guy 2: No U. (wins argument)

--2.
Tyler: I remember Rant Casey. He personally gave me rabies.
Jack: Bull****. You just want to be famous by association with Rant. You never actually met him did you?
Tyler: Actually I did. He had jet-black teeth, and rumor has it that he invented Party Crashing. (wins a gold coin dated 1887)

--3.
Girl 1: Holy crap I feel sick.
Girl 2: Yeah, what's up?
Girl 1: I think I'm gonna rant.
Girl 2: No U. (wins NOT-VOMIT)
by Raye Penbar December 15, 2008
 
7.
Short for retarded pants. Used to describe capri pants.
That girl looks stupid wearing those rants.
by Stan Andrews June 29, 2008