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Reduplication of rowdy.


rowdydowdy (comparative more rowdydowdy, superlative most rowdydowdy)

  1. (dated) uproarious
    • 1940, Elsa Maxwell turns slapstick comedian to depict her past (in LIFE, volume 9, number 25, 16 December 1940, page 53)
      Now she is a rowdydowdy mistress of ceremonies in the comic movie shorts shown on these pages.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “rowdydowdy” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)