Gradually the mirth of those youngsters became so roisterous as to disturb our talk.
It preferred a dull existence of simple honesty to a roisterous feast on the brink of a moral and financial abyss.
Had learned, too, what it meant to have her life emptied of Jack's roisterous personality.
"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).