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Webster 1913 Edition


Ranter

Rant′er

(rănt′ẽr)
,
Noun.
1.
A noisy talker; a raving declaimer.
2.
(Eccl. Hist.)
(a)
One of a religious sect which sprung up in 1645; – called also
Seekers
. See
Seeker
.
(b)
One of the Primitive Methodists, who seceded from the Wesleyan Methodists on the ground of their deficiency in fervor and zeal; – so called in contempt.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ranter

RANT'ER

,
Noun.
A noisy talker; a boisterous preacher.

Definition 2022


Ranter

Ranter

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English

Noun

Ranter (plural Ranters)

  1. A member of an alleged sect in the time of the English Commonwealth (1649–1660) who were regarded as heretical by the established church.
  2. (derogatory) One of the Primitive Methodists, who seceded from the Wesleyan Methodists on the ground of their deficiency in fervour and zeal.

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ranter

ranter

See also: Ranter

English

Noun

ranter (plural ranters)

  1. One who rants; a noisy, boisterous speaker or declaimer.

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