Women worked on their front yards full of the riotous colors of wildflowers.
Breaking down rigid social hierarchy so characteristic of the Middle Ages, these riotous tales poke fun at everyone.
Skim a synopsis of a Roth satire and you might think him only riotous, ludicrous and extravagant.
riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to Zurbaran, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain, June 18–October 6.
His new memoir examines Joplin, demons, riotous—and romantic—antics, and all.
From one of the rooms below there floated up to her sounds of riotous merriment.
Wine was now flooding every brain, and the table was one scene of riotous debauch.
There were no screeching horns, no riotous boys and girls hurling confetti.
Out of some miraculous caprice Bobby lavished on him a riotous affection.
The words her father had just spoken ran a riotous course through Clara's brain.
mid-14c., "troublesome, wanton, extravagant," from Old French riotos "argumentative, quarrelsome," from riote (see riot (n.)). Meaning "tumultuous, turbulent" is mid-15c. Related: Riotously; riotousness.