robustious

adjective
ro·​bus·​tious | \ rō-ˈbəs-chəs How to pronounce robustious (audio) \

Definition of robustious

1 : robust
2 : vigorous in a rough or unrefined way : boisterous

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robustiously adverb
robustiousness noun

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Examples of robustious in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of robustious

circa 1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of robustious was circa 1548

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“Robustious.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/robustiously. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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