Raucous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɔːkəs|  American pronunciation of the word raucous
Brit.  |ˈrɔːkəs|  British pronunciation of the word raucous

adjective

- unpleasantly loud and harsh (syn: strident)
- disturbing the public peace; loud and rough(syn: rowdy)

a raucous party

Examples

...the partying neighbors kept up their raucous laughter half the night...

It was a raucous meeting.

He burst into raucous laughter.

A group of raucous students spilled out of the bar.

The atmosphere became increasingly raucous.

...in pirate tales there's always the raucous tavern and its cadre of buxom queans...

...every year raucous rubbernecks by the busload descend upon the city for its famed Mardi Gras...

Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera

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