as in wild and woolly
being rough or noisy in a high-spirited way students were told that it was possible to have a roisterous victory celebration without resorting to violence

Synonyms & Similar Words


Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near roisterous

Cite this Entry

“Roisterous.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!