rowdyish
adjective see rowdy I

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  • Rowdyish — Row dy*ish, a. Resembling a rowdy in temper or conduct; characteristic of a rowdy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rowdyish — rowdyishly, adv. rowdyishness, n. /row dee ish/, adj. 1. like or characteristic of a rowdy. 2. disposed to or characterized by rowdyism. [1835 45, Amer.; ROWDY + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rowdyish — adj. moderately noisy, somewhat disorderly, rather unruly, somewhat rough …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rowdyish — row·dy·ish …   English syllables

  • rowdyish — ˈrau̇dēish, di.ish adjective Etymology: rowdy (II) + ish : tending to be crude or noisy …   Useful english dictionary

  • rowdy — I n 1. ruffian, tough, Inf. toughie, thug, mugger, hoodlum, Sl. hood, Sl. yap, Inf. plugugly, Inf. goon, hooligan, Chiefly Brit. rough, Inf. roughneck, Inf. baddy, Sl. bad actor, Sl. gunsel, Sl. mug, Australian Sl. larrikin, Brit. Hist. Mohock,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Larrikin — Lar ri*kin, n. [Cf. E. dial. larrikin a mischievous or frolicsome youth, larrick lively, careless, larack to frolic, to romp.] A rowdy street loafer; a rowdyish or noisy ill bred fellow; a hoodlum; variously applied, as to a street blackguard, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make it tough — Tough Tough, a. [Compar. {Tougher}; superl. {Toughest}.] [OE. tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG. z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.] 1. Having the quality of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tough — Tough, a. [Compar. {Tougher}; superl. {Toughest}.] [OE. tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG. z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.] 1. Having the quality of flexibility… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tougher — Tough Tough, a. [Compar. {Tougher}; superl. {Toughest}.] [OE. tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG. z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.] 1. Having the quality of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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