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Origin of raucous
OTHER WORDS FROM raucousrau·cous·ly, adverbrau·cous·ness, rau·ci·ty [raw-si-tee], /ˈrɔ sɪ ti/, noun
Words nearby raucous
Example sentences from the Web for raucous
I don’t remember many details, only that my colleagues, who are always raucous and rude, were particularly outspoken that day.
A new coffee shop in the nearby town of Washington started hosting raucous hardcore punk shows — and a painting of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain on its wall held court over the proceedings.Thirty years ago, Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ rocked the Midwest|Dawson Barrett, Jonathan Wright|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
Instead the focus has turned to less-raucous, more socially distanced celebrations.
To bring fans in on the action, the NBA adapted Microsoft Teams’ video chat software to 17-foot-high digital screens, giving the appearance that there were raucous people in the stands.
Homing in on eligible males against all this crooning presents a significant challenge for females, akin to straining to understand a friend at a raucous party.Female green tree frogs have noise-canceling lungs that help them hear mates|Jonathan Lambert|March 4, 2021|Science News
An hour-and-a-half of pure, raucous, profanity-fueled laughter: what a perfect edition of Fashion Police aired on E!Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Actually, the scene was so darned enthusiastic that it began to look a little like a raucous Walmart employee rally.Diane Sawyer's Swan Song: 'ABC World News' Anchor's Warm (and Long) Goodbye|Lloyd Grove|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then 45 years old, Robert Foligny Broussard was a raucous and charismatic Democrat from New Iberia, Louisiana.Lake Bacon: The Story of The Man Who Wanted Us to Eat Mississippi Hippos|Jon Mooallem|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At first it was raucous, trembling with patriotism, a sea of seething yellow.Germany Humiliates World Cup Host Brazil 7-1 in Semifinal Slaughter|Tunku Varadarajan|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So raucous did the celebration get that City Tavern took the unusual step of sending along a bill for “breakage.”Life, Liberty, and the Founding Fathers’ Pursuit of Hoppiness|Kevin Bleyer|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The court crier cleared his throat and shouted in a raucous voice, Raymond Burton!The Bail Jumper|Robert J. C. Stead
Even the gulls, wheeling and darting along the shore, had a new note in their raucous crying.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The woman called to him in high-pitched and raucous prohibition, but Newt Spooner went heedlessly on his way.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
From the adjoining room came the sound of Cavendish's breathing, but now it was more raucous, more like groan following groan.The Lieutenant-Governor|Guy Wetmore Carryl
Is the raucous "Well hit, Johnny," of the crowd a fitting, a reverent salutation?Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves