noun see roister II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Roisterer — Roist er*er, n. A blustering, turbulent fellow. [1913 Webster] If two roisterers met, they cocked their hats in each other faces. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roisterer — index hoodlum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • roisterer — roister ► VERB ▪ enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way. DERIVATIVES roisterer noun roisterous adjective. ORIGIN from obsolete roister «roisterer», from French rustre ruffian …   English terms dictionary

  • roisterer — See roister. * * * …   Universalium

  • roisterer — noun One who roisters; a reveller …   Wiktionary

  • roisterer — roist·er·er || rɔɪstÉ™rÉ™(r) n. one who celebrates without restraint, one who revels in a loud and riotous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roisterer — n. Swaggerer, bully, rioter, blustering fellow …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • roisterer — rois·ter·er …   English syllables

  • roisterer — noun an especially noisy and unrestrained merrymaker • Derivationally related forms: ↑roister • Hypernyms: ↑reveler, ↑reveller, ↑merrymaker …   Useful english dictionary

  • roister — roisterer, n. roisterous, adj. roisterously, adv. /roy steuhr/, v.i. 1. to act in a swaggering, boisterous, or uproarious manner. 2. to revel noisily or without restraint. [1545 55; v. use of roister (n.) < MF ru(i)stre ruffian, boor, var. of… …   Universalium

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