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
Their riotous flavor of punk/rock is strong and best listened to with the window rolled down.
The Chale Wote Street Art Festival (August 14-30, Accra, Ghana) Chale Wote is a riotous celebration of Ghana’s emerging creative underground.
Donald Trump’s birthday is, traditionally, a riotous affair.
The riotous hoots of nearby youngsters threatened to drown out his comments, but Mark Lee was unfazed.
But despite the loyalty of his base and for all the cacophony of the last three months, and the riotous campaign in 2016, the last week has seemed different.
Riotous drawings depict the fictitious eighteenth-century Kingdom of Harlem to get at the dense web of influences and traumas underlying black American culture.
Old houses hold many secrets, and 123 Champagne bottles discovered at the bottom of a swimming pool can offer a tantalizing hint of riotous parties past.
The boys themselves, freshly bored, imagine the other domestic arenas where their riotous skills might be best put to use.
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First Known Use of riotous
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
Legal Definition of riotous
1 : of the nature of a riot riotous conduct
2 : participating in a riot a riotous assemblage
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