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row·dy

 (rou′dē)
adj. row·di·er, row·di·est
Disorderly; rough: rowdy teenagers; a rowdy beer party.
n. pl. row·dies
A rough, disorderly person.

[Probably from row.]

row′di·ly adv.
row′di·ness n.
row′dy·ism n.

rowdy

(ˈraʊdɪ)
adj, -dier or -diest
tending to create noisy disturbances; rough, loud, or disorderly: a rowdy gang of football supporters.
n, pl -dies
a person who behaves in a rough disorderly fashion
[C19: originally US slang, perhaps related to row3]
ˈrowdily adv
ˈrowdiness n

row•dy

(ˈraʊ di)

adj. -di•er, -di•est, adj.
1. rough and disorderly: rowdy behavior.
n.
2. a rough, disorderly person.
[1810–20; perhaps irreg. from row3]
row′di•ness, n.
row′dy•ish, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rowdy - a cruel and brutal fellowrowdy - a cruel and brutal fellow    
aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker - someone who attacks
bullyboy - a swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction
muscleman, muscle - a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him"
skinhead - a young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations
plug-ugly, tough guy - someone who bullies weaker people
Adj.1.rowdy - disturbing the public peace; loud and rough; "a raucous party"; "rowdy teenagers"
disorderly - undisciplined and unruly; "disorderly youths"; "disorderly conduct"

rowdy

adjective
1. disorderly, rough, loud, noisy, unruly, boisterous, loutish, wild, uproarious, obstreperous He has complained about rowdy neighbours.
disorderly mannerly, gentle, peaceful, refined, orderly, law-abiding, decorous
noun
1. (often plural) hooligan, tough, rough (informal), casual, ned (Scot. slang), brawler, yahoo, lout, troublemaker, tearaway (Brit.), ruffian, lager lout, boot boy, yob or yobbo (Brit. slang) The owner kept a baseball bat to deal with rowdies.

rowdy

noun
A rough, violent person who engages in destructive actions:
Informal: toughie.
Slang: hood, punk.
adjective
Upsetting civil order or peace:
Translations
مُشاغِب، مُشاكِس
neurvalýpovykující
larmende
lármázó
uppvöîslusamur
vaidingai
kauslīgstrokšņains
hrupennasilen
gürültücüşamatacı

rowdy

[ˈraʊdɪ]
A. ADJ (rowdier (compar) (rowdiest (superl))) [person] (= loud) → escandaloso; (= quarrelsome) → pendenciero; [meeting etc] → alborotado, agitado
B. N (= person, loud) → escandaloso/a m/f; (= quarrelsome) → pendenciero/a m/f

rowdy

[ˈraʊdi]
adj
(= noisy) [youths, neighbours, pupils, fans, children] → bruyant(e); [meeting, behaviour, party, song] → bruyant(e)
(= aggressive) [person] → bagarreur/euse
nvoyou m

rowdy

adj (+er) (= noisy)laut; football fansrandalierend; behaviourgrob, ungehobelt; event, scenegewalttätig; partyausufernd, chaotisch; the party got a bit rowdydie Party artete in Krawall aus
n (Brit) → Krawallmacher m; football rowdiesFußballrowdys pl

rowdy

[ˈraʊdɪ]
1. adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (noisy) → chiassoso/a; (rough) → turbolento/a
2. nteppista m/f

rowdy

(ˈraudi) adjective
noisy and rough. rowdy children.
ˈrowdily adverb
ˈrowdiness noun
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