rowdydow

noun

row·​dy·​dow
variants or row-de-dow
ˈrau̇dēˌdau̇
plural -s
1
: noisy excitement : hubbub, to-do
piqued by all the ruffle and rowdydowM. G. Bishop
2
a
: a noisy disturbance or spirited contest : brawl, fight
b
: a boisterous party : spree

Word History

Etymology

irregular from row entry 6

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rowdydow was in 1845

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“Rowdydow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rowdydow. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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