rumbustious


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Related to rumbustious: astounded, robustious

rum·bus·tious

 (rŭm-bŭs′chəs)
adj.
Uncontrollably exuberant; unruly: a rumbustious child, a rumbustious street market; a rumbustious political campaign.

[Alteration of robustious.]

rum·bus′tious·ly adv.
rum·bus′tious·ness n.

rumbustious

(rʌmˈbʌstjəs)
adj
boisterous or unruly
[C18: probably a variant of robustious]
rumˈbustiously adv
rumˈbustiousness n

rum•bus•tious

(rʌmˈbʌs tʃəs)
adj.
Chiefly Brit. rambunctious.
[1775–80; probably variant of robustious]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rumbustious - noisy and lacking in restraint or disciplinerumbustious - noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
disorderly - undisciplined and unruly; "disorderly youths"; "disorderly conduct"

rumbustious

adjective unruly, wild, rough, disorderly, loud, noisy, robust, wayward, exuberant, rowdy, boisterous, wilful, unmanageable, uproarious, refractory, obstreperous, clamorous the flamboyant and rumbustious prime minister
Translations

rumbustious

[rʌmˈbʌstʃəs] ADJ (Brit) → bullicioso, ruidoso

rumbustious

[rʌmˈbʌstʃəs] rumbunctious [rʌmˈbʌŋkʃəs] adj (US) [person] → exubérant(e)

rumbustious

adjderb

rumbustious

[rʌmˈbʌstʃəs] adj (person) to be rumbustiousessere un terremoto
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