raucous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin raucus (hoarse, husky, raucous)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

raucous (comparative more raucous, superlative most raucous)

  1. Harsh and rough-sounding.
    At night, raucous sounds come from the swamp.
  2. Disorderly and boisterous.
    Acts of vandalism were committed by a raucous gang of drunkards.
  3. loud and annoying
    the new neighbors had a raucous party.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (Disorderly and boisterous): rowdy

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