(=speak angrily) fulminer
→ As the boss began to rant, I stood up and went out.
to rant at sb fulminer contre qn
→ He used to rant at her all the time.
to rant about sth, to rant against sth fulminer contre qch
to rant and rave tempêter
→ I don't rant and rave or throw tea cups.
n diatribe f a rant against sth une diatribe contre qch → a rant against the meat industry
→ even his three dogs got bored and fell asleep while he ranted on
→ they love to rant on and on about the horrors of the Sandinista dictatorship in Nicaragua