rowdyism

noun
row·​dy·​ism | \ˈrau̇-dē-ˌi-zəm \

Definition of rowdyism 

: rowdy character or behavior

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Could bowling alleys and arcades in malls pose significant problems with rowdyism? Rick Romell, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "As anchors close, Southridge and other malls turn to less retail and more fun," 27 Jan. 2018 Roughness, rowdyism and hoodlumism will not be tolerated. Johnny Miller, San Francisco Chronicle, "Montana’s bittersweet 49er finale, 1992," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of rowdyism

1842, in the meaning defined above

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