riotous living

An extravagant, dissolute lifestyle, as in Two years of riotous living, and they'd squandered the entire inheritance. This term was first recorded in 1389.


Nearby words

  1. riot shield,
  2. riot squad,
  3. rioter,
  4. rioting,
  5. riotous,
  6. rip,
  7. rip cord,
  8. rip current,
  9. rip entry,
  10. rip into

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