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boisterous

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔɪstərəs/

Translation of boisterous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (exuberant) [game/laughter] bullicioso, escandaloso they are very boisterous today hoy están muy bullangueros or bulliciosos
    Example sentences
    • He is a boisterous, loud, energetic man, completely at odds with the surroundings.
    • He was noisy and boisterous and Bowyer said he moved away from them because of his behaviour.
    • He was surrounded by noisy and boisterous children as he sat motionless on his throne.
    1.2 (turbulent) [literary/literario] [wind] tempestuoso; [sea] embravecido [literary/literario], enfurecido [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • On the other side of the railway stood the cemetery on a gradual rise looking out to the boisterous Tasman Sea.
    • Her entire crew of sixteen men, after several hours in open boats on a boisterous sea, succeeded in getting ashore.
    • It pattered hard against the seaward windows of the hotel and swept into the horde of steam launches that buffeted with the rather boisterous sea.

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