verb: to speak or shout in a loud, uncontrolled or angry way, often saying confused or foolish things.
noun: a long, angry and confused speech Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictonary
noun: criticism that is very forceful, unkind and often rude Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
(Greek 'rubbing through')
It now has the more or less exclusive meaning of a rather violent attack on a person or work, couched in vitriolic language. The Penguin dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 4th edition, J. A. Cuddon, Penguin books, 1999
Noble, regal, and highly misunderstood, you're a bit of a loner at
heart. You like caves, the sky, and other vast expanses of air where you can blow
off steam. You and people like you got a lot more respect in the old days, but now
your type only shows up in songs about young children. They're the only people who
really believe in your potential. As long as you believe in yourself, and don't
breathe directly at anyone, you'll be okay. You have a strange liking for string and
Ispušni ventil, moj
Jarci, kažu, ujutro mrze sebe, a popodne cijeli svijet. Zmajevi, pak, rigaju vatru. I Jarčica i Zmajica, ponekad se, eto, naljutim. Krene logično, pravo jarčevski, a ubrzo odleti, poput zmaja, bez obzira na eventualnu gravitaciju argumenata koji letenje ni u teoriji ne dopuštaju. I zato sam ovdje: da mogu rantati preko svake mjere kad me pamet napusti, a vatra ispuni.