Examples of raucous in a Sentence
He stepped over one man, avoided a raucous group of inebriated merchant seamen staggering for their boats, ran up his steps into the large foyer … —James Clavell, Gai-Jin, 1994
The scene was reminiscent of a college fraternity reunion, with plenty of backslapping, joking, hugging and raucous laughter. —Lewis Beale, Chicago Tribune, 15 Feb. 1987
On the ledge of rock above this strange couple there stood three solemn buzzards, who, at the sight of the new comers uttered raucous screams of disappointment and flapped sullenly away. —Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet, 1887
the partying neighbors kept up their raucous laughter half the night
Recent Examples of raucous from the Web
Jarrett, wearing a friendly tan suit, received a tremendous ovation from the raucous Impact Zone crowd, when introduced by TNA Wrestling original Jeremy Borash, who wore two hats of his own during the show.
TNT's breakout drama Animal Kingdom is back for Season 2, with the wily, raucous Cody family returning for more hijinks and crime.
President Trump returned to familiar rhetorical territory during a raucous campaign-style rally in Iowa on Wednesday night, repeating exaggerations and falsehoods about health care, jobs, taxes, foreign policy and his own record.
A raucous trial resulted in a clean verdict: Miller’s tale was art, not porn.
The queers, addicts, Muslims, orphans, and other casualties of the national project of making India great again find one another and form a raucous community of sorts.
Stone recently cut a raucous strong album with Rob Aldridge at Sheffield studio The Nutthouse, with a fall release targeted.
Michael Bradley’s 40-yard wondergoal put the U.S. ahead in the sixth minute and silenced the sellout crowd, except for the raucous members of the American Outlaws celebrating in an upper corner of the stadium.
Seven months since the tightest federal race in the country made Rep. Darrell Issa the most vulnerable member of Congress, the Vista Republican headed to a stronghold of his district for another raucous town hall meeting Saturday.
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Origin and Etymology of raucous
Latin raucus hoarse; akin to Latin ravis hoarseness
First Known Use: 1769See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of raucous
RAUCOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of raucous for English Language Learners
: loud and unpleasant to listen to
: behaving in a very rough and noisy way
RAUCOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of raucous for Students
1 : loud and harsh raucous laughter
2 : behaving in a rough and noisy way a raucous crowd
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