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.<font color=red>Rant & Chat, The Definitions:

RANT: 2 entries found for Rant.

Rant; verb:

Main Entry: 1-rant
Pronunciation: 'rant
Function: verb
Etymology: obsolete Dutch ranten, randen
Date: 1602
intransitive senses
1 : to talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
2 : to scold vehemently
transitive senses : to utter in a bombastic declamatory fashion
- rant·er noun

Rant; Noun:
Main Entry: 2rant
Function: noun
Date: 1649
1 a : a bombastic extravagant speech b : bombastic extravagant language
2 dialect British : a rousing good time

CHAT: 6 entries found for chat.

Chat; Verb: Pronunciation: 'chat
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): chat·ted; chat·ting
Etymology: Middle English chatten, short for chatteren
Date: 15th century
intransitive senses
2 : to talk in an informal or familiar manner
transitive senses, chiefly British : to talk to; especially : to talk lightly, glibly, or flirtatiously with -- often used with up

Chat, Noun:
Main Entry: 2chat
Function: noun
Date: 1530
1 : idle small talk : CHATTER
2 : light familiar talk; especially : CONVERSATION
3 [imitative] : any of several songbirds (as of the genera Saxicola, Granatellus, or Icteria)

Chat Room:
Main Entry: chat room
Function: noun
Date: 1986
: a real-time on-line interactive discussion group

Chat Show:
Main Entry: chat show
Function: noun
Date: 1969
British : TALK SHOW

Chat Pas De Chat:
Main Entry: pas de chat
Pronunciation: -'sha
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural pas de chat /same/
Etymology: French, literally, cat's step
Date: 1914
: a forward leap in ballet

Chat à bon chat, bon rat:
Main Entry: à bon chat, bon rat
Pronunciation: [a']-bOn-'sh[a'] bOn-'r[a']
Usage: foreign term
Etymology: French
: to a good cat, a good rat : retaliation in kind

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