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ri·ot

 (rī′ət)
n.
1. A wild or turbulent disturbance created by a large number of people.
2. Law A violent disturbance of the public peace by three or more persons assembled for a common purpose.
3. An unrestrained outbreak, as of laughter or passions.
4. A profusion: The garden was a riot of colors in August.
5.
a. Unrestrained merrymaking; revelry.
b. Debauchery.
6. Slang An irresistibly funny person or thing: Isn't she a riot?
v. ri·ot·ed, ri·ot·ing, ri·ots
v.intr.
1. To take part in a riot.
2. To live wildly or engage in uncontrolled revelry.
v.tr.
To waste (money or time) in wild or wanton living: "rioted his life out, and made an end" (Tennyson).

[Middle English, from Old French, dispute, from rioter, to quarrel, perhaps from ruire, to roar, from Latin rūgīre.]

ri′ot·er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rioter - troublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peacerioter - troublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peace; someone who rises up against the constituted authority
bad hat, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
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Translations
مُشاغِب
buřičvýtržník
oprørerspektakelmager
óeirîarseggur
buričvýtržník
âsiisyancı

rioter

[ˈraɪətəʳ] Namotinado/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rioter

[ˈraɪətər] némeutier/ière m/friot gear ntenue f antiémeute
in riot gear → en tenue antiémeute
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rioter

nRandalierer(in) m(f); (= rebel)Aufrührer(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

rioter

[ˈraɪətəʳ] ndimostrante m/f (durante dei disordini)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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