ro·​bus·​tious rō-ˈbəs-chəs How to pronounce robustious (audio)
: robust
: vigorous in a rough or unrefined way : boisterous
robustiously adverb
robustiousness noun

Examples of robustious in a Sentence

his buddies sent him off to the navy with many robustious and hearty toasts

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of robustious was circa 1548

Dictionary Entries Near robustious

Cite this Entry

“Robustious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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