riotous


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ri·ot·ous

 (rī′ət-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a riot.
2. Participating in or inciting to riot or uproar.
3. Uproarious; boisterous: a riotous party.
4. Dissolute; wanton: riotous living.
5. Abundant or luxuriant: a riotous growth.

ri′ot·ous·ly adv.
ri′ot·ous·ness n.

riotous

(ˈraɪətəs)
adj
1. proceeding from or of the nature of riots or rioting
2. inciting to riot
3. characterized by wanton or lascivious revelry: riotous living.
4. characterized by boisterous or unrestrained merriment: riotous laughter.
ˈriotously adv
ˈriotousness n

ri•ot•ous

(ˈraɪ ə təs)

adj.
1. (of an act) characterized by or of the nature of rioting or a disturbance of the peace.
2. (of a person) inciting or taking part in a riot.
3. given to or marked by unrestrained revelry; loose; wanton: riotous living.
4. boisterous or uproarious: riotous laughter.
5. hilariously funny.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old French rïoto(u)s, rioteux; see riot, -ous]
ri′ot•ous•ly, adv.
ri′ot•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.riotous - produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
2.riotous - characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordinationriotous - characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"
unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
3.riotous - unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

riotous

riotous

adjective
1. Upsetting civil order or peace:
2. Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance:
Translations
شَغَبي، مُشاغِبصاخِب
bouřlivýhlučnýrozjařený
løssluppen
dõzsölõ
hávaîasamuróeirîar-
rozjarený
ayaklanançılgınkontroldan çıkacak

riotous

[ˈraɪətəs] ADJ
1. [person, mob] → amotinado; [assembly] → desordenado, alborotado
2. (= wild, exciting) [party, living] → desenfrenado, alborotado; (= very funny) [comedy] → divertidísimo
it was a riotous successobtuvo un éxito ruidoso
we had a riotous timenos divertimos una barbaridad

riotous

[ˈraɪətəs] adj
[party, celebration] → tapageur/euse
[film] → tordant(e)
[living, lifestyle] → dissolu(e)
(= violent) → séditieux/euse

riotous

adj
person, crowdrandalierend; living, behaviour, childwild
(inf: = wild, exuberant, boisterous) → wild; (= hilarious)urkomisch (inf); we had a riotous timees ging hoch her (inf); a riotous successein Riesen- or Bombenerfolg (inf) m; she burst into riotous laughtersie brach in wildes Gelächter aus; a riotous welcomeein überschwängliches Willkommen

riotous

[ˈraɪətəs] adj (person, mob, party) → scatenato/a; (living) → sfrenato/a; (very funny) → che fa crepare dal ridere

riot

(ˈraiət) noun
a noisy disturbance created by a usually large group of people. The protest march developed into a riot.
verb
to form or take part in a riot. The protesters were rioting in the street.
ˈrioter noun
ˈriotous adjective
1. starting, or likely to start, a riot. a riotous crowd.
2. very active, noisy and cheerful. a riotous party.
ˈriotously adverb
ˈriotousness noun
run riot
to behave wildly; to go out of control.
References in classic literature ?
Brooke and Ned the other, while Fred Vaughn, the riotous twin, did his best to upset both by paddling about in a wherry like a disturbed water bug.
Out of one window I can see the garden, those mysterious deepshaded arbors, the riotous old-fashioned flowers, and bushes and gnarly trees.
It might be that an Antinomian, a Quaker, or other heterodox religionist, was to be scourged out of the town, or an idle or vagrant Indian, whom the white man's firewater had made riotous about the streets, was to be driven with stripes into the shadow of the forest.
Nothing was said for some moments, while a succession of riotous waves rolled by, which by one of those occasional caprices of the seas were tumbling, not heaving it.
But go on, I have tried MY best to save you from beggaring yourself by your riotous charities--now for the thousandth time I wash my hands of the consequences.
As the son grew a young man, he turned out riotous, extravagant, undutiful - altogether bad.
They begin their concert by stamping their feet on the ground, and playing gently on their instruments; but when they have heated themselves by degrees, they leave off drumming, and fall to leaping, dancing, and clapping their hands, at the same time straining their voices to the utmost pitch, till at length they have no regard either to the tune or the pauses, and seem rather a riotous than a religious assembly.
Were it known, it was the sort of exploit that disconsidered a young man for good with the more serious classes, but gave him a standing with the riotous.
Edgware had been a scene of confusion, Chalk Farm a riotous tumult, but this was a whole population in movement.
D'Artagnan went instantly in search of the inn, and easily discovered it by the riotous noise which resounded from it.
On an incline over which a road wound he saw wild and desperate rushes of men perpet- ually backward and forward in riotous surges.
When the priest had spoken, therefore, a riotous uproar burst from the rout of monstrous figures.