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
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.
Inspired by the Tristan legend, Messiaen’s riotous celebration of love is a loopy, visionary kind-of concerto for piano and the whistling ondes martenot: Think of a Chagall painting in sound.
Riot Fest might be taking over town for the weekend, but there’s still plenty to do, and most of these activities are a whole lot quieter than the riotous fest.
Los Angeles alternative rock star Beck closed out the New Orleans Jazz Fest's premier Acura stage on Friday afternoon (May 4) with a riotous 90-minute concert that left fans dazzled by his eclectic flexibility.
In one riotous scene, a line of pistoning couples becomes the cylinders of an engine, revving up and then cooling off, jaunty in snaps of the back and whooshing in their horsepower.
Pitman’s work explores the abysmal depths of the subconscious mind through abstract line, form and riotous color.
Now there can be more of the luxury of just being—say, at their farmhouse in Umbria, where both sides of the extended family had a riotous last summer.
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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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