Translation of rant in Spanish:

rant

despotricar, v.

Pronunciation /rænt//rant/

intransitive verb

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    despotricar
    the old man was ranting (on) about the youth of today el viejo estaba despotricando contra la juventud de hoy
    • He assaulted nurses who tried to calm and restrain him and left other workers cowering as he ranted at them.
    • Theodore was still ranting angrily under his breath about Matt and Lidia, but she didn't mind.
    • I've ranted about this issue before, and my opinion remains unchanged.
    • For some reason he ranted on and on about the fact that they'd been promised a move to new offices, and it wouldn't happen.
    • I then got distracted by the real world and I ranted about power stations.
    • This is to the moron who ranted about the chicken commercials.
    • He ranted on like this for several minutes, close to tears, while Jimmy Saville grinned and played with his jewellery.
    • Among other topics we discussed, she ranted about some of the things my stepdad does that drive her nuts.
    • I ranted at length about this in an article published earlier this year in Bermuda's daily newspaper.
    • I remember writing a letter to the editor, where I ranted about the state of literature in this country.
    • After dealing with the young man I ranted about a few months ago, it's certainly a welcome change.
    • Josh ranted, too absorbed in his words to notice the incredulous expression his companion was wearing.
    • As you may recall I ranted about this a week or so ago.
    • The rest came back about an hour or so later, and we ranted about the wedding for many an hour.
    • I lost my temper and ranted and raged for 10 minutes, then jammed the phone down, and felt very, very bad.
    • He ranted about my disregard for the law and my campaign to drive music retailers out of business.
    • Kitsumi ranted, walking back and forth silently and mindlessly along the sidewalk.
    • He ranted for years about how it should not be winner-takes-all.
    • One frail elderly man ranted on at length about a catalogue of mistakes on his account, some of which went back to 1939.
    • Thank you, Mr Cochrane, for publishing what many of us have ranted about within our own circles for the last few months.

noun

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    sermón masculine
    vituperio masculine formal
    a rant against sth un sermón en contra de algo
    • to have a rant despotricar
    • Didn't she figure out that her right-wing rants will play poorly here?
    • He embarks on a rant about a late Evening Standard critic and fiddles with his lighter to calm down.
    • I usually prefer to ignore his rants but this is really too much.
    • Ann and I have our differences on the issues, but I personally appreciate her psychotic rants.
    • She hated the rants of Burrell in the Daily Mirror.
    • As it's already been pointed out, this latest diatribe is even less logical than his previous rants.
    • She couldn't bear any more of the main character's long-winded rants about pineapples.
    • As long as their rants were confined to forums and poorly organised rallies, no one really cared.
    • As if concerned that his rants may appear too smug or self-important, he tempers them with spoonfuls of self-loathing.
    • She was used to Maria's rants and tirades, having picked her up from every session ever since she got a drivers' license.
    • This year, I'm transcribing these rants in case someone somewhere might want to read them.
    • Leave the room now if you're fed up with my almost monthly rants about the impossibility of the property market in the UK.
    • But when these rants are offered abroad as legitimate criticisms of this country, it is a cultural crime.
    • Women scorn Clint and Clint scorns women, writing misogynist rants under the byline ‘Yellow Dog’.
    • Hey, it's a way to ensure my rants reach even more people!
    • You'd almost think Ewen McKenzie has been reading his occasional rugby rants.
    • Indeed, the vitriolic rants of several pundits smacks of jealousy.
    • My best rants happen at these times of low motivation.
    • I'll have rants about bra shopping and other subjects later, I'm sure.
    • So if you're looking for snarling rants about politics and war, come back in the New Year and we'll see what happens.