The rioter looked round with surprise, muttered something and joined the looters.
The boy's white, set face, as he grasped the reins; and rioter was off like lightning.
The fact that the Countess was the rioter had worked in a way to cause people to seek secluded and darkened nooks.
"He's a bad fellow, that rioter," he said as they drove along.
Then the sound of returning horse's feet, and rioter rushed up the side drive to the stables riderless.
In this sense each citizen has the high responsibility of a rioter.
I wanted to end as I had begun, die as my father had died, as a rioter in a riot, as a barricader behind a barricade.
Instead of that, he became a rowdy and a rioter, spending his days and his nights in evil company and in dissipation.
Polignac is a rioter; Camille Desmoulins is one of the governing powers.
Make your own computation from your own data; I insist only that a rioter shot in time saves nine.
late 14c., "debauchee," from Old French riotour, from riote, (see riot (n.)). Meaning "one who takes part in a rising or public disturbance against authority" is from mid-15c.
c.1200, "debauchery, extravagance, wanton living," from Old French riote (12c.) "dispute, quarrel, (tedious) talk, chattering, argument, domestic strife," also a euphemism for "sexual intercourse," of uncertain origin. Cf. Medieval Latin riota "quarrel, dispute, uproar, riot." Perhaps from Latin rugire "to roar." Meaning "public disturbance" is first recorded late 14c. Meaning "something spectacularly successful" first recorded 1909 in theater slang.
Run riot is first recorded 1520s, a metaphoric extension from Middle English meaning in reference to hounds following the wrong scent. The Riot Act, part of which must be read to a mob before active measures can be taken, was passed 1714 (1 Geo. I, st.2, c.5). Riot girl and alternative form riot grrl first recorded 1992.