The mob of roisterers fled helter skelter, laughing and jeering.
Wherever there was a knot of midnight roisterers, they quaffed her health.
Flasks and kegs were empty, and most of the roisterers were sleeping.
You have used your power to degrade the name of a king with roisterers and courtesans.
The street was deserted save for a party of roisterers, who passed them, singing at the top of their voices.
The roisterers gazed at the paper, or began their preparations for departure.
Quebec did not mean to admit these roisterers within her precincts, which were none too well guarded.
He had stopped at inns in strange company of fools and knaves, pedlars, roisterers and swashbucklers.
The roisterers went their devious ways, sobered and subdued.
Every guardroom was emptied; the roisterers surged into the street from a dozen albergars and cervecerias.
"bluster, swagger, be bold, noisy, vaunting, or turbulent," 1580s, from an obsolete noun roister "noisy bully" (1550s, displaced by 19c. by roisterer), from Middle French ruistre "ruffian," from Old French ruiste "boorish, gross, uncouth," from Latin rusticus (see rustic (adj.)). Related: Roistered; roistering. Ralph Royster-Doyster is the title and lead character of what is sometimes called the first English comedy (Udall, 1555).