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boisterous

bois·ter·ous

boisterous

 
 
pronunciation:
boI st rs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: loud, unrestrained, and in high spirits; rowdy.
They complained about the boisterous drinking party next door.
synonyms:
rambunctious, riotous, rowdy, tumultuous
antonyms:
quiet, restrained, sedate
similar words:
disorderly, obstreperous, raucous, stormy, turbulent, unruly
definition 2: rough and turbulent, as weather.
The waves were boisterous in the storm.
synonyms:
stormy, tempestuous, turbulent
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
gusty, rough
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derivations: boisterously (adv.), boisterousness (n.)