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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 ?
The lip-shapes that had meant seductiveness were now made to express supplication; the glow on the cheek that yesterday could be translated as riotousness was evangelized today into the splendour of pious rhetoric; animalism had become fanaticism; Paganism Paulinism; the bold rolling eye that had flashed upon her form in the old time with such mastery now beamed with the rude energy of a theolatry that was almost ferocious.
There ensued forthwith as terrible a battle as one would wish to see if battles were gaged by volume of noise and riotousness of action.
We have arrived at a point where the belt of self riotousness is combined with the back up braces of an internal combustion engine.