arrant nonsense

совершенная чепуха, полная чепуха, абсолютная чепуха

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • nonsense — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, arrant (old fashioned), complete, pure, sheer, total, utter ▪ Most of his theories are arrant nonsense …   Collocations dictionary

  • arrant — [[t]æ̱rənt[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) Arrant is used to emphasize that something or someone is very bad in some way. That s the most arrant nonsense I ve ever heard. ...an arrant coward. Syn: unmitigated …   English dictionary

  • arrant — adj. downright, utter, notorious (arrant liar; arrant nonsense). Derivatives: arrantly adv. Etymology: ME, var. of ERRANT, orig. in phrases like arrant (= outlawed, roving) thief …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrant — [ ar(ə)nt] adjective literary utter; complete: what arrant nonsense! Derivatives arrantly adverb Origin ME: var. of errant, orig. in phrs such as arrant thief ( outlawed, roving thief ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • arrant — adjective /ˈæɹənt/ Utter; complete. arrant nonsense! …   Wiktionary

  • arrant — ar|rant [ˈærənt] adj formal [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: errant] used to emphasize how bad something is ▪ What arrant nonsense! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • arrant — ar|rant [ ærənt ] adjective only before noun FORMAL complete: used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is: arrant nonsense/sexism …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • arrant — adjective old fashioned used to emphasize how bad something is: arrant nonsense …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • arrant — adjective what arrant nonsense! Syn: utter, complete, total, absolute, downright, outright, thorough, out and out, sheer, pure, unmitigated, unqualified; blatant, flagrant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • arrant — UK [ˈærənt] / US adjective [only before noun] formal complete: used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is arrant nonsense/sexism …   English dictionary

  • nonsense — n. 1) to speak, talk nonsense 2) to put up with, tolerate nonsense 3) (colloq.) (AE) to cut the nonsense 4) arrant (lit.), complete, outright, perfect, pure, sheer, total, utter nonsense 5) nonsense to + int. (it was sheer nonsense to trust them) …   Combinatory dictionary

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