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rowdy

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adjective row·dy \ˈrau̇-dē\

Definition of rowdy

rowdier

;

rowdiest

  1. :  coarse or boisterous in behavior :  rough; also :  characterized by such behavior rowdy local bars

rowdily

play \ˈrau̇-dəl-ē\ adverb

rowdiness

play \ˈrau̇-dē-nəs\ noun

rowdyish

play \-ish\ adjective

Examples of rowdy in a Sentence

  1. a rowdy game of basketball

  2. a rowdy but good-natured group of teenagers

Origin and Etymology of rowdy

perhaps irregular from 5row


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rowdy

noun row·dy

Definition of rowdy

plural

rowdies

  1. :  a rowdy person :  tough

Examples of rowdy in a Sentence

  1. rowdies had overtaken the neighborhood and were threatening people on the street

First Known Use of rowdy

1865


ROWDY Defined for English Language Learners

rowdy

play
adjective

Definition of rowdy for English Language Learners

  • : rough or noisy

rowdy

noun

Definition of rowdy for English Language Learners

  • : a person who causes trouble in a noisy way


ROWDY Defined for Kids

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rowdy

play
adjective row·dy \ˈrau̇-dē\

Definition of rowdy for Students

rowdier

;

rowdiest

  1. :  rough or noisy rowdy baseball fans

rowdiness

noun

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rowdy

play
noun row·dy

Definition of rowdy for Students

plural

rowdies

  1. :  a person who behaves coarsely or roughly



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