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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
References in classic literature ?
They were behind with their rent all the time, but the company was good to them; there was some politics back of that, Grandmother Majauszkiene could not say just what, but the Laffertys had belonged to the "War Whoop League," which was a sort of political club of all the thugs and rowdies in the district; and if you belonged to that, you could never be arrested for anything.
The party beneath, now more apparent in the light of the dawn, consisted of our old acquaintances, Tom Loker and Marks, with two constables, and a posse consisting of such rowdies at the last tavern as could be engaged by a little brandy to go and help the fun of trapping a set of niggers.
TAMPA BAY ROWDIES can't make it into the MLS through promotion but they'll get there if real estate tycoon chairman Bill Edwards has anything to do with it.
The ex-England, Chelsea and West Ham playmaker joined Florida-based Tampa Bay Rowdies in May and made an immediate mark by being selected to the ten-player shortlist in his first campaign.
Notorious Peaky Blinder Arthur Shelby LADY BURTON HUSTLED ROWDIES KNOWN AS "PEAKY BLINDERS" BLAMED FOR CHAOS Major Ratcliffe's meeting at Burton-on-Trent last night was broken up by a gang of rowdies, who are alleged to be the same men who prevented Mr.
Meanwhile, Rovers youngster Marcus Marshall is being offered the chance to join Paul Dalglish's MLS side TAMPA BAY ROWDIES.
Those friendly games of basketball" began reverting to little mobs of swearing, pushing, and elbowing rowdies.
South Tyneside Rowdies just got the better of Holywell Village.
Tom McLaren (Portland Timbers 75), John McKernan (San Antonio Thunder 75), Jim Doherty (San Antonio Thunder 75), Jim Forrest (San Antonio Thunder 75-76), Mike Hewitt (Tampa Bay Rowdies 75, San Jose Earthquakes 76- 82, Montreal Manic 83), Alex Pringle (Tampa Bay Rowdies 75-77, Washington Diplomats 77- 78), John Boyle (Tampa Bay Rowdies 75, coach in 77), Doug Wark (Tampa Bay Rowdies 75- 76, San Diego Jaws 76, las Vegas Quicksilver 77, San Diego Sockers 78, Chicago Sting 78, San Jose Earthquakes 78);