boisterous

  • 101rowdy — 1. adjective rough and disorderly; riotous or just boisterous 2. noun A boisterous person; a brawler. Syn: brawler …

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  • 102romp — 1. verb a) To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously. b) (Often used with down) To press forcefully, to encourage vehemently, to oppress. 2. noun a) A period of boisterous play, a frolic. b) A bout of pla …

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  • 103Morris Krok — (28 April 1931–October 2005), was a South African author,[1] publisher and health educator. Contents 1 Biography 2 Criticisms 3 Writings …

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  • 104whoopee — n. (colloq.) boisterous fun to make whoopee * * * [ wʊpi(ː)] (colloq.) [ boisterous fun ] to make whoopee …

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  • 105loudmouthed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See loudness. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. bigmouthed, obnoxious, blustering, bellowing, vociferous, boisterous, strident, clamorous. ANT.: reticent, shy, quiet, taciturn III (Roget s Thesaurus… …

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  • 106raucous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. harsh, grating, rasping, hoarse, strident. See loudness. Ant., quiet, smooth talking. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Harsh] Syn. strident, rough, grating, hoarse, loud, gruff, dissonant, jarring,… …

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  • 107rowdy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. ruffian, tough, hoodlum, bully, thug. See evildoer, vulgarity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. boisterous, disorderly, rough; see loud 2 , unruly . n. Syn. roisterer, brawler, hooligan, tough, ruffian,… …

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  • 108Wind — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Air in motion. < N PARAG:Wind >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wind wind draught flatus afflatus efflation eluvium Sgm: N 1 air air Sgm: N 1 breath breath breath of air Sgm …

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  • 109tomboy — [16] Tomboy originally denoted a ‘rude or boisterous boy’, but before the end of the 16th century it was being applied to a ‘girl who behaves like a boisterous boy’. Tom (the familiar form of Thomas) is presumably being used to denote ‘maleness’… …

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  • 110hijinks — also hi jinks, high jinks, boisterous capers, lively or boisterous sport, 1842, from name of games played at drinking parties (1690s). Cf. JINK (Cf. jink) …

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  • 111slapstick — n. boisterous comedy characterized by horseplay and farce; stick or combination of sticks used by clowns and other comic entertainers to produce a loud slapping sound adj. of or pertaining to a slapstick comedy, farcical, characterized by the use …

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  • 112slapsticks — n. boisterous comedy characterized by horseplay and farce; stick or combination of sticks used by clowns and other comic entertainers to produce a loud slapping sound adj. of or pertaining to a slapstick comedy, farcical, characterized by the use …

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  • 113rumbustious — [rʌm bʌstʃəs, tɪəs] adjective informal, chiefly Brit. boisterous or unruly. Derivatives rumbustiously adverb rumbustiousness noun Origin C18: prob. an alt. of archaic robustious boisterous, robust …

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  • 114noisy — a. 1. Clamorous, boisterous, turbulent, vociferous, obstreperous, blatant, brawling, blustering, uproarious, tumultuous, riotous, loud. 2. Full of noise, clamorous, boisterous, tumultuous …

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  • 115rugged — a. 1. Rough, craggy, cragged, uneven, irregular, scraggy. 2. Uneven, ragged, coarse. 3. Rough, bristly, shaggy. 4. Rough, harsh, crabbed, austere, hard, rude, severe. 5. Tempestuous, turbulent, stormy, rude, boisterous, inclement. 6. Harsh,… …

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  • 116rough — I. a. 1. Uneven, rugged, craggy, cragged, jagged, scraggy, scabrous. 2. Unhewn, unwrought, unfashioned, formless, shapeless. 3. Unpolished (as a gem), uncut, unfinished. 4. Shaggy, hairy, coarse, hirsute, bristly, ragged, disordered. 5. Coarse,… …

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  • 117revel — rev•el [[t]ˈrɛv əl[/t]] v. eled, el•ing (esp. brit.) elled, el•ling, 1) to take great pleasure or delight (usu. fol. by in): to revel in luxury[/ex] 2) to make merry; indulge in boisterous festivities 3) boisterous merrymaking or festivity;… …

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  • 118romp — [[t]rɒmp[/t]] v. i. 1) to play or frolic in a lively or boisterous manner 2) to move rapidly and effortlessly, as in racing 3) to win easily 4) a lively or boisterous frolic 5) a person who romps 6) a quick or effortless pace: He fixed it in a… …

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  • 119revel — /ˈrɛvəl / (say revuhl) verb (i) (revelled or, US, reveled, revelling or, US, reveling) 1. to make merry; indulge in boisterous festivities. –noun 2. boisterous merrymaking or festivity; revelry. 3. (often plural) an occasion of merrymaking or… …

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  • 120rough — [adj1] uneven, irregular asperous, bearded, brambly, bristly, broken, bumpy, bushy, chapped, choppy, coarse, cragged, craggy, cross grained, disheveled, fuzzy, hairy, harsh, jagged, knobby, knotty, nappy, nodular, not smooth, ridged, rocky,… …

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