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raucous

rau·cous

raucous

 
pronunciation:
raw ks
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: loud, sharp, and rasping, as a bird's call or a human's voice or laugh.
The crow gave a raucous cry.
synonyms:
grating, shrill, strident
antonyms:
dulcet, soft
similar words:
noisy, rasping, screeching, sharp
definition 2: loud and disorderly.
He enjoys attending these raucous political gatherings, but she prefers more orderly events.
 
synonyms:
boisterous, rowdy
similar words:
clamorous, disorderly, disruptive, loud, noisy, obstreperous, riotous, unruly
derivations: raucously (adv.), raucousness (n.)