1. [syn: obstreperously, loudly, clamorously]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Obstreperous \Ob*strep"er*ous\, a. [L. obstreperus, from
obstrepere to make a noise at; ob (see Ob-) + strepere to
make a noise.]
1. Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise;
clamorous; noisy; vociferous. "The obstreperous city."
--Wordsworth. "Obstreperous approbation." --Addison.
Beating the air with their obstreperous beaks. --B.
2. Resistant to control; unruly.
[PJC] -- Ob*strep"er*ous*ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in manner that attracts attention; "obstreperously, he
demanded to get service" [syn: obstreperously,