obstreperously
adverb see obstreperous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • obstreperously — obstreperous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ noisy and difficult to control. DERIVATIVES obstreperously adverb obstreperousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin obstrepere, from strepere make a noise …   English terms dictionary

  • obstreperously — adverb in manner that attracts attention obstreperously, he demanded to get service • Syn: ↑loudly, ↑clamorously • Derived from adjective: ↑clamorous (for: ↑clamorously), ↑obstr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obstreperously — Obstreperous Ob*strep er*ous, a. [L. obstreperus, from obstrepere to make a noise at; ob (see {Ob }) + strepere to make a noise.] 1. Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; clamorous; noisy; vociferous. The obstreperous city.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obstreperously — See obstreperous. * * * …   Universalium

  • obstreperously — adverb in an obstreperous manner …   Wiktionary

  • obstreperously — É™b streprÉ™slɪ adv. in an obstreperous manner; loudly, boisterously, unrestrainedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obstreperously — ob·strep·er·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • obstreperous — obstreperously, adv. obstreperousness, obstreperosity /euhb strep euh ros i tee/, n. /euhb strep euhr euhs/, adj. 1. resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly. 2. noisy, clamorous, or boisterous: obstreperous children. [1590… …   Universalium

  • clamorously — adverb in manner that attracts attention obstreperously, he demanded to get service • Syn: ↑obstreperously, ↑loudly • Derived from adjective: ↑clamorous, ↑obstreperous (for: ↑obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • loudly — adverb 1. with relatively high volume (Freq. 10) the band played loudly she spoke loudly and angrily he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him cried aloud for help • Syn: ↑loud, ↑aloud …   Useful english dictionary

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