Origin of roister
Middle French rustre lout, alteration of ruste, from ruste, adjective, rude, rough, from Latin rusticus rural — more at rustic
First Known Use: 1551
Definition of roister
rois·teredrois·ter·ing play \-st(ə-)riŋ\
: to engage in noisy revelry : carouse <dressed and ready for a roistering night in town — Sherwood Anderson>
Examples of roister
<the earl's wastrel son had spent the best part of his youth roistering and gambling>
First Known Use of roister
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