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Synonyms for boisterousˈbɔɪ stər əs, -strəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly(adj)

    noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

    "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"

    Synonyms:
    rambunctious, rumbustious, indocile, robustious, disobedient, rough, uncontrollable, boisterous, ungovernable, knockabout, fierce, unruly

    Antonyms:
    orderly, spiritless, calm

  2. boisterous, knockabout(adj)

    full of rough and exuberant animal spirits

    "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"

    Synonyms:
    rambunctious, rumbustious, robustious, rough, boisterous, knockabout, fierce, unruly

    Antonyms:
    orderly, spiritless, calm

  3. boisterous, fierce, rough(adj)

    violently agitated and turbulent

    "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"

    Synonyms:
    pugnacious, approximative, rough, fierce, trigger-happy, unsmooth, robustious, violent, boisterous, bowelless, scratchy, ferocious, knockabout, uncut, jumpy, rocky, harsh, gravelly, approximate, cutthroat, vehement, rambunctious, rumbustious, jolting, unruly, jolty, rasping, bumpy, tearing, raspy, savage, furious, crude, grating

    Antonyms:
    calm, orderly, spiritless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boisterous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    roaring, loud, stormy

  2. boisterous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    noisy, furious, tumultuous, turbulent, vehement, violent, impetuous

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