Examples of boisterous in a Sentence
- The crowd was young and boisterous, the cheeseburgers were juicy and perfectly charred, and the place was always packed. —Jonathan Black, Saveur, October 2007
- Things had apparently gotten a little too boisterous during the Northern Ohio Girls Soccer League games. And it wasn't the kids. Fed up with noisy, know-it-all parents, the league banned cheering and jeering from the sidelines for one game, which they dubbed Silent Sunday. —Kate Rounds, Ms., December 1999/January 2000
- Suzanne Massie, boisterous and voluble as we drove through her adopted neighborhood in St. Petersburg, hurtled to a sudden stop. She was laughing uproariously to see the spot, where five years earlier, her rented car had fallen apart … —Christopher Lydon, Atlantic, February 1993
A large and boisterous crowd attended the concert.
the fans at the baseball game became particularly boisterous after the home run
Recent Examples of boisterous from the Web
But the Hearing and Speech Agency has heard from other community members that Baltimore’s often boisterous restaurant scene deters them from going out to eat.
The crowd is young and well-dressed, boisterous (mainly because the acoustics in the dining room are dismal), and generally cheerful.
Have loud and boisterous music or noise on the beach or in your room.
Ginger bitters counter the prominent elderflower notes, while the cider gives the glass a silky finish instead of boisterous bubbles.
Though at times boisterous while coaching the Lady Aves, he's also dealt with the criticisms that come with being in the striped shirt.
Her boisterous personality and tendency for screaming introductions practically requires a standout wardrobe.
Thomas and his boisterous personality created more headlines with his Twitter interactions with Louisville fans than with his impact on the field.
Postmodern architecture had always gestured toward the antique past, usually in a mode of acerbic or calculatingly boisterous irony, but Kuma’s wild gesticulations in M2 were grotesque and overwhelming.
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Origin and Etymology of boisterous
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
wild and woolly;
Synonym Discussion of boisterous
- vociferous cries of protest and outrage
- clamorous demands for prison reforms
- blatant rock music
- a blatant clamor for impeachment
- heard the strident cry of the crow
- a boisterous crowd of party goers
- the obstreperous demonstrators were arrested
BOISTEROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boisterous for English Language Learners
: very noisy and active in a lively way
BOISTEROUS Defined for Kids
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