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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 ?
There was no frantic crowding and jostling, no shouting and swearing, and no swaggering intrusion of services by rowdy hackmen.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
'Well, it an't a very rowdy life, and THAT'S a fact!'
It doesn't look well, his going to Stumpy and Rowdy's." After which kind of speeches, in which fashion and the main chance were blended together, and after a kiss, which was like the contact of an oyster--Mrs.
Her father paid more money into Stumpy and Rowdy's.
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Mar 31 (ANI): Police have opened rowdy sheets against six YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) workers here on Sunday, officials said.
Kapkomoy Ward MCA Ben Wanjala in Trans Nzoia County and a mourner also suffered bullets wounds in the confrontation between the police and rowdy members of the public.The injured were rushed to the nearby Kimilili dispensary.
6 June 2017 - Colorado, US-based midstream company Evolution Midstream, LLC, backed by venture capital firm EnCap Flatrock Midstream, has agreed to acquire Wyoming, US-based Rowdy Gas Gathering System, located in the state's Powder River Basin, from Lucid Energy Group as a foundation for additional growth opportunities.