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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline;
- Example: "a boisterous crowd"
- Example: "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"
- Example: "a robustious group of teenagers"
- Example: "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"
- Example: "an unruly class"
[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. [1913 Webster] In Scotland they had handled the bishops in a more robustious manner. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- Ro*bus"tious*ly, adv. -- Ro*bus"tious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

robustious 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]