Definitions for boisterous

Definitions for (adj) boisterous

Main entry: boisterous, fierce, rough

Definition: violently agitated and turbulent

Usage: boisterous winds and waves; the fierce thunders roar me their music- Ezra Pound; rough weather; rough seas

Main entry: unruly, robustious, rambunctious, boisterous, rumbustious

Definition: noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

Usage: 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

Main entry: knockabout, boisterous

Definition: full of rough and exuberant animal spirits

Usage: boisterous practical jokes; knockabout comedy

Visual thesaurus for boisterous