rumbustious


rum·bus·tious

adjective \ˌrəm-ˈbəs-chəs\

Definition of RUMBUSTIOUS

chiefly British
rum·bus·tious·ly adverb, chiefly British
rum·bus·tious·ness noun, chiefly British

Examples of RUMBUSTIOUS

  1. <while American university debates tend to be sedate affairs, their counterparts in Oxford are wholeheartedly rumbustious>

Origin of RUMBUSTIOUS

alteration of robustious
First Known Use: 1778

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