riotous


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ri·ot·ous

 (rī′ət-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a riot.
2. Participating in or inciting to riot or uproar.
3. Uproarious; boisterous: a riotous party.
4. Dissolute; wanton: riotous living.
5. Abundant or luxuriant: a riotous growth.

ri′ot·ous·ly adv.
ri′ot·ous·ness n.

riotous

(ˈraɪətəs)
adj
1. proceeding from or of the nature of riots or rioting
2. inciting to riot
3. characterized by wanton or lascivious revelry: riotous living.
4. characterized by boisterous or unrestrained merriment: riotous laughter.
ˈriotously adv
ˈriotousness n

ri•ot•ous

(ˈraɪ ə təs)

adj.
1. (of an act) characterized by or of the nature of rioting or a disturbance of the peace.
2. (of a person) inciting or taking part in a riot.
3. given to or marked by unrestrained revelry; loose; wanton: riotous living.
4. boisterous or uproarious: riotous laughter.
5. hilariously funny.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old French rïoto(u)s, rioteux; see riot, -ous]
ri′ot•ous•ly, adv.
ri′ot•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.riotous - produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
2.riotous - characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordinationriotous - characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"
unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
3.riotous - unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
immoral - deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

riotous

riotous

adjective
1. Upsetting civil order or peace:
2. Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance:
Translations
شَغَبي، مُشاغِبصاخِب
bouřlivýhlučnýrozjařený
løssluppen
dõzsölõ
hávaîasamuróeirîar-
rozjarený
ayaklanançılgınkontroldan çıkacak

riotous

[ˈraɪətəs] ADJ
1. [person, mob] → amotinado; [assembly] → desordenado, alborotado
2. (= wild, exciting) [party, living] → desenfrenado, alborotado; (= very funny) [comedy] → divertidísimo
it was a riotous successobtuvo un éxito ruidoso
we had a riotous timenos divertimos una barbaridad

riotous

[ˈraɪətəs] adj
[party, celebration] → tapageur/euse
[film] → tordant(e)
[living, lifestyle] → dissolu(e)
(= violent) → séditieux/euse

riotous

adj
person, crowdrandalierend; living, behaviour, childwild
(inf: = wild, exuberant, boisterous) → wild; (= hilarious)urkomisch (inf); we had a riotous timees ging hoch her (inf); a riotous successein Riesen- or Bombenerfolg (inf) m; she burst into riotous laughtersie brach in wildes Gelächter aus; a riotous welcomeein überschwängliches Willkommen

riotous

[ˈraɪətəs] adj (person, mob, party) → scatenato/a; (living) → sfrenato/a; (very funny) → che fa crepare dal ridere

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.
References in classic literature ?
Our friend Charley, after disturbing the household with beat of drum and riotous shouts, races up and down the staircase, overturning of chairs, and much other uproar, began to feel the quiet and confinement within doors intolerable.
Were it known, it was the sort of exploit that disconsidered a young man for good with the more serious classes, but gave him a standing with the riotous.
On an incline over which a road wound he saw wild and desperate rushes of men perpet- ually backward and forward in riotous surges.
A camp, recovering from one of these riotous revels, presents a seriocomic spectacle; black eyes, broken heads, lack-lustre visages.
Every afternoon brought a return of their riotous games all over the house; and she very early learned to sigh at the approach of Saturday's constant half-holiday.
The sturdy hind now attends the levee of his fellow-labourer the ox; the cunning artificer, the diligent mechanic, spring from their hard mattress; and now the bonny housemaid begins to repair the disordered drum-room, while the riotous authors of that disorder, in broken interrupted slumbers, tumble and toss, as if the hardness of down disquieted their repose.
Nothing was said for some moments, while a succession of riotous waves rolled by, which by one of those occasional caprices of the seas were tumbling, not heaving it.
But go on, I have tried MY best to save you from beggaring yourself by your riotous charities--now for the thousandth time I wash my hands of the consequences.
In that amphibious community there was always a propensity to wrest the laws in favor of riotous or mutinous boatmen.
On one side was a table occupied by some chattering girls, cutting up silk and gold paper; and on the other were tressels and trays, bending under the weight of brawn and cold pies, where riotous boys were holding high revel; the whole completed by a roaring Christmas fire, which seemed determined to be heard, in spite of all the noise of the others.
Pierre, after all, had not managed to choose a career for himself in Petersburg, and had been expelled from there for riotous conduct and sent to Moscow.
With moments verging on literary pastiche, the riotous journey of the perpetually unfortunate title character juggles religion and international politics as easily as pop culture and race, staging poems amid camera cues and a mounting sense of absurdity.