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Arrant

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Arrant

Notoriously or preeminently bad; thorough or downright, in a bad sense; shameless; unmitigated; as, an arrant rogue or coward. I discover an arrant laziness in my soul. (Fuller)

2. Thorough or downright, in a good sense. An arrant honest woman. (Burton)

Origin: oe. Erraunt, errant, errand, equiv. To E. Errant wandering, which was first applied to vagabonds, as an errant rogue, an errant thief, and hence passed gradually into its present and worse sense.