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
The riotous hoots of nearby youngsters threatened to drown out his comments, but Mark Lee was unfazed.
In Funny or Die’s riotous historical revisionism, Tesla is played by John C. Reilly, while the irascible Edison is inhabited by Crispin Glover.
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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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