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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


First Known Use: 1832


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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

1865

First Known Use of rowdy

1865


ROWDY Defined for English Language Learners

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rowdy

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adjective row·dy \ˈrau̇-dē\

Definition of rowdy for English Language Learners

  • : rough or noisy


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rowdy

noun row·dy

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

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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

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noun row·dy

Definition of rowdy for Students

plural

rowdies

  1. :  a person who behaves coarsely or roughly



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