Definition of boisterous in English:


Line breaks: bois¦ter|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔɪst(ə)rəs




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  • There may have been fewer people inside the pubs, but outside multitudes upheld Irish social habits by smoking and drinking boisterously at the hundreds of tables hastily arranged on the sidewalks.
  • The provisional government boisterously protested the students' actions and fought fiercely for the unconditional and immediate release of the hostages.
  • Young boys surfed on broken refrigerator doors; children ran boisterously around abandoned sea shacks and flew kites; and families took the day off to picnic.


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  • This year there was boisterousness earlier in the evening as guests at the table where Watson was sitting were heckled for chatting loudly during a performance by violinist Nicola Benedetti.
  • Towards the end, Sam's boisterousness bordered on belligerence.
  • Scenes percolate with the natural interplay of friends and neighbors, giving rise to a barely suppressed boisterousness.


late Middle English (in the sense 'rough, stiff'): variant of earlier boistuous 'rustic, coarse, boisterous', of unknown origin.

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