Share this entry

Share this page

rumbustious

Saltos de línea: rum¦bus|tious
Pronunciación: /rʌmˈbʌstʃəs
 
, -tɪəs/

Definición de rumbustious en inglés:

adjetivo

informal , chiefly British
Boisterous or unruly: rumbustious football fans
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The best songs here follow their previous blueprint: rollicking, rumbustious blues-banjo riots.
  • The large crowds at race courses and football matches, rumbustious but not often posing a real problem of public order, reflected a disciplined and orderly workforce.
  • Everybody knows that the politician has a rumbustious temperament, I think journalists know that more than most.
Sinónimos
boisterous, unrestrained, irrepressible, exuberant, uproarious, rollicking, roisterous, rackety, noisy, loud, clamorous;
North American informal rambunctious
archaic rampageous

Origen

late 18th century: probably an alteration of archaic robustious 'boisterous, robust'.

Derivados

rumbustiously

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • This was a rumbustiously motley affair where amateurs would don disguises and curious monikers to run for cash in what is, I believe, the oldest sprint event in the country.
  • I've missed writing about a lovely sunny day, and a rainy day, and a quite rumbustiously stormy night.

rumbustiousness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • They are blessed with a vivacity and rumbustiousness that eclipses the lives of those around them.
  • Despite the outward rumbustiousness of several of his large-scale works, there was a profoundly reflective side to Bliss, partly deepened by the war, partly inbuilt.
  • The team is special one, one whose mixture of defensive brilliance and inspired rumbustiousness means that they are burnished on the memories of all early converts to the sport.

Definición de rumbustious en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something