1. [syn: boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Robustious \Ro*bus"tious\, a. [Cf. L. robusteus of oak.]
Robust. [Obs. or Humorous] --W. Irving.
In Scotland they had handled the bishops in a more
robustious manner. --Milton.
[1913 Webster] -- Ro*bus"tious*ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a
boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became
rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of
teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his
paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary
human beings"; "an unruly class" [syn: boisterous,
rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly]