boisterous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Middle English boistous, from Anglo-Norman bustous (rough), perhaps from Old French boitous (noisy)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔɪstəɹəs/

Adjective[edit]

boisterous (comparative more boisterous, superlative most boisterous)

  1. Full of energy; exuberant; noisy.
  2. Characterized by violence and agitation; wild; stormy.
  3. Having or resembling animal exuberance.

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