Examples of riotous in a Sentence
a riotous profusion of flowers
his riotous mugging always has everyone in hysterics
Recent Examples of riotous from the Web
At the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, director Matt Pfeiffer uses the striking scenic and lighting design of Steve TenEyck to create a show that mixes riotous laughter with a sense of the tragic.
The Texan’s earthy folk, blues and gospel songs are at home amid the riotous laughter of children and the content murmur of picnickers.
Chicago deliberately transforms the art of vaudeville into a metaphor for riotous 1920s Chicago.
The blissful original cast, spearheaded by Drew Droege in a riotous drag turn as a murderous diva-on-the-skids, takes us on a two-hour-plus plunge into the playfully down-and-dirty.
American roots music aficionados will stage a riotous protest at the Sauvage gate.
Indian burial grounds, oil derricks and the city’s sordid, riotous history all come up.
Mueller may be unique in this riotous political era.
Our intention was to celebrate the three super-funny superstars, who are all that is smart and perceptive and riotous and necessary in comedy right now.
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antic, chucklesome, comedic, comic, comical, droll, farcical, funny, hilarious, humorous, hysterical (also hysteric), killing, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, risible, screaming, sidesplitting, uproarious;
RIOTOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of riotous for English Language Learners
of a group of people : behaving in a violent and uncontrolled way
: very exciting, fun, or full of energy
: existing or occurring in large amounts
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