Rowdy

  • 1 Rowdy — may refer to:*Rowdy (Dallas Cowboys), the mascot of the Dallas Cowboys NFL franchise *Rowdy (mascot), the mascot of the University of Texas at San Antonio Roadrunners *Rowdy Records, a record label *Rowdy (Medal of Honor recipient), Native… …

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  • 2 Rowdy — Sm gewalttätige Person erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. rowdy, dessen weitere Herkunft nicht sicher geklärt ist. ✎ DF 3 (1977), 493f. englisch e …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 3 Rowdy — Rowdy: Der Ausdruck für »Raufbold, Rohling« wurde im 19. Jh. aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. rowdy entlehnt, dessen weitere Herkunft zweifelhaft ist …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 4 rowdy — [adj] boisterous, noisy disorderly, lawless, loud, loudmouthed, loutish, mischievous, obstreperous, rambunctious, raucous, rebellious, rough, roughhouse, rude, turbulent, unruly, uproarious, wild; concept 401 Ant. calm, moderate, quiet,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 rowdy — ► ADJECTIVE (rowdier, rowdiest) ▪ noisy and disorderly. ► NOUN (pl. rowdies) ▪ a rowdy person. DERIVATIVES rowdily adverb rowdiness noun rowdyism noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 rowdy — ☆ rowdy [rou′dē ] n. pl. rowdies [< ? ROW3] a person whose behavior is rough, quarrelsome, and disorderly; hoodlum adj. rowdier, rowdiest having the nature of or characteristic of a rowdy; rough, quarrelsome, etc. rowdily adv. rowdiness n.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Rowdy — Row dy, n.; pl. {Rowdies}. [From {Rout}, or Row a brawl.] One who engages in rows, or noisy quarrels; a ruffianly fellow. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Rowdy — (engl., spr. raudi), Tagedieb, Herumtreiber, in größern Städten namentlich gewalttätiger Strolch und Dirnenzuhälter …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Rowdy — (engl., spr. raudi), Herumtreiber, Strolch …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 rowdy — index blatant (obtrusive), disorderly, pugnacious, uncontrollable, unruly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 Rowdy — Rowdy(englausgesprochen)m Rohling,Raufbold.DasWortkam1819indenUSAfürdenHinterwäldleraufundmeinteursprünglicheinenlärmendenMenschen,dannauchdenNewYorkerStraßenpöbel.Um1850inDeutschlandbekanntgeworden …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 12 rowdy — (n.) a rough, quarrelsome person, 1808, Amer.Eng., originally lawless backwoodsman, probably from ROW (Cf. row) (n.2). The adjective is first recorded 1819 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 Rowdy — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Mascotte Rowdy est la mascotte des Dallas Cowboys. Rowdy est la mascotte des Roadrunners de l Université du Texas à San Antonio Musique Rowdy Records, un… …

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  • 14 rowdy — [[t]ra͟ʊdi[/t]] rowdier, rowdiest, rowdies 1) ADJ GRADED When people are rowdy, they are noisy, rough, and likely to cause trouble. He has complained to the police about rowdy neighbours... There were rowdy scenes inside parliament during the… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 rowdy — UK [ˈraʊdɪ] / US adjective Word forms rowdy : adjective rowdy comparative rowdier superlative rowdiest noisy and causing trouble a gang of rowdy kids Derived words: rowdily adverb rowdiness noun uncountable …

    English dictionary

  • 16 rowdy — I. adjective (rowdier; est) Etymology: perhaps irregular from 5row Date: 1819 coarse or boisterous in behavior ; rough; also characterized by such behavior < rowdy local bars > • rowdily adverb • rowdiness …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 Rowdy — Randalierer; Hooligan; Raufbold; Radaubruder; Schlägertyp; Schläger * * * Row|dy [ raʊ̮di], der; s, s (abwertend): flegelhafter, oft auch brutaler Mensch, gewalttätiger junger Mann: eine Gruppe jugendlicher Rowdys randalierte im Stadion. Syn …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 rowdy — row|dy1 [ˈraudi] adj [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from row unpleasant noise (18 21 centuries)] behaving in a noisy rough way that is likely to cause arguments and fighting ▪ gangs of rowdy youths >rowdily adv >rowdiness n [U]… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 rowdy — row|dy1 [ raudi ] adjective noisy and causing trouble: a gang of rowdy kids ╾ row|di|ly adverb ╾ row|di|ness noun uncount rowdy row|dy 2 [ raudi ] noun count usually plural OLD FASHIONED someone who is noisy and causes trouble …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 rowdy — /ˈraʊdi / (say rowdee) adjective (rowdier, rowdiest) 1. noisy and disorderly: *It was a rowdy place, the Cross. –david malouf, 1990. 2. Obsolete (of cattle) hard to control: a rowdy mob. –noun (plural rowdies) 3. a rough, disorderly person.… …

    Australian English dictionary