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1. boisterous

adjective. ['ˈbɔɪstɝəs, ˈbɔɪstrəs'] noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline.

Synonyms

  • rambunctious
  • disorderly
  • robustious
  • unruly

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • mild
  • nonviolent
  • merciful

Etymology

  • boistous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bustous (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Boisterous

  • ambidextrous
  • ambidextrous
  • desirous
  • dextrous
  • disastrous
  • estrous
  • ferrous
  • fibrous
  • hydrous
  • idolatrous
  • ludicrous
  • lustrous
  • marous
  • monstrous
  • nitrous
  • nonferrous
  • polyandrous
  • porous
  • preposterous
  • tenebrous

Example sentences of the word boisterous


1. Adjective
Downplay greetings with your dog to curb boisterous whining when she greets people.

2. boisterous

adjective. ['ˈbɔɪstɝəs, ˈbɔɪstrəs'] violently agitated and turbulent.

Synonyms

  • stormy
  • rough

Antonyms

  • tidy
  • tame
  • manageable

Etymology

  • boistous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bustous (Anglo-Norman)

3. boisterous

adjective. ['ˈbɔɪstɝəs, ˈbɔɪstrəs'] full of rough and exuberant animal spirits.

Synonyms

  • spirited

Antonyms

  • clement
  • peaceful

Etymology

  • boistous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bustous (Anglo-Norman)
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