Even the messiest, most obstreperous books are reduced to a litany of bullet points, or a single bullet point.
Yeah, they may have been extreme or obstreperous or this or that, but they were good.
He liked to drink, colleagues say, and would occasionally get obstreperous.
Lots of things got in the way of that, notably the lousy economy, and secondly the obstreperous Republicans.
In time the obstreperous Texicans developed revolutionary ideas.
They had been well primed with ginger cordial, and were obstreperous to a gratifying degree.
Little fish are often the most obstreperous and the most troublesome.
They are not so obstreperous as the wren, nor so shy as the lark and the robin.
The second class of obstreperous stewards is easier to manage.
A policeman came suddenly from the darkness and chased a gang of obstreperous little boys.
c.1600, from Latin obstreperus "clamorous," from obstrepere "drown with noise, make a noise against, oppose noisily," from ob "against" (see ob-) + strepere "make a noise," from PIE *strep-, said to be imitative (cf. Latin stertare "to snore," Old Norse þrapt "chattering," Old English þræft "quarrel"). Related: Obstreperously; obstreperousness.