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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 ?
As in the city in the houses of prostitu- tion and with the rowdy boys running through the streets at night, so in Winesburg among its citizens he had always the power to be a part of and yet distinctly apart from the life about him.
He found the "nigger" in him involuntarily giving the road, on the sidewalk, to a white rowdy and loafer.
It came to him, with horrible distinctness, how a boy in a cherry-coloured jersey - he despised fancy blazers now with all a fisherman's contempt - how an ignorant, rowdy boy had once said it would be "great" if a steamer ran down a fishing-boat.
But then the conductor locks you in when the train starts; there is no water to drink in the car; there is no heating apparatus for night travel; if a drunken rowdy should get in, you could not remove a matter of twenty seats from him or enter another car; but above all, if you are worn out and must sleep, you must sit up and do it in naps, with cramped legs and in a torturing misery that leaves you withered and lifeless the next day--for behold they have not that culmination of all charity and human kindness, a sleeping car, in all France.
There was no frantic crowding and jostling, no shouting and swearing, and no swaggering intrusion of services by rowdy hackmen.
Did he seem to be a serious sort of a man, or just a common rowdy fellow?
He lived far away in Islington, in a small house down a shabby street, littered with straw and dirty paper, where out of school hours a troop of assorted children ran and squabbled with a shrill, joyless, rowdy clamour.
Rowdy House is refreshingly unique in that it creates great music which is actually relevant and meaningful.
Everybody knows what it's like to be rowdy and to be out with the guys.
But five of the rowdy gang - who were knocking back lager and champagne - were thrown out at midnight when trouble flared.
He is also concerned about plans to give police the power to close rowdy pubs and expresses misgivings about proposals to give local authority panels rather than magistrates the power to grant licences.
SAN ANTONIO, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tongues-and tails are wagging as the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio announces a new pet program and introduces Rowdy and Stella, recently adopted Pet Ambassadors.