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Overview of noun riot

The noun riot has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) riot, public violence

(a public act of violence by an unruly mob)

2. rioting, riot

(a state of disorder involving group violence)

3. belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot

(a joke that seems extremely funny)

4. orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, riot, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry

(a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity)

Overview of verb riot

The verb riot has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. riot

(take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot; "Students were rioting everywhere in 1968")

2. carouse, roister, riot

(engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking; "They were out carousing last night") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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