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strepitous

or strep·i·tant

[strep-i-tuh s]
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adjective
  1. boisterous; noisy.

Origin of strepitous

1675–85; < Latin strepit(us) noise + -ous
Related formsun·strep·i·tous, adjective
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Examples from the Web for strepitous

Historical Examples

  • An almost too vivacious rendering of the Venusberg music brought the scheme to a strepitous conclusion.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, October 6, 1920

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for strepitous

strepitous

strepitant

adjective
  1. rare noisy; boisterous

Word Origin

C17: from Latin strepitus a din
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