rousing

adjective

Definition of rousing

  1. 1 a :  giving rise to excitement :  stirring <a rousing speech> b :  brisk, lively

  2. 2 :  exceptional, superlative <a rousing success>

rousingly

adverb

Examples of rousing in a sentence

  1. She was met with a rousing reception.

  2. <a rousing rendition of our national anthem>

1640

First Known Use of rousing

1640


ROUSING Defined for English Language Learners

rousing

adjective

Definition of rousing for English Language Learners

  • : done or said with great enthusiasm or excitement

  • : causing great emotion, excitement, or enthusiasm

  • : unusually good



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