robustious

[ roh-buhs-chuh s ]
/ roʊˈbʌs tʃəs /

adjective

rough, rude, or boisterous.
robust, strong, or stout.

Origin of robustious

First recorded in 1540–50; robust + -ious

Related forms

ro·bus·tious·ly, adverb
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robustious

/ (rəʊˈbʌstʃəs) /

adjective archaic

rough; boisterous
strong, robust, or stout

Derived Forms

robustiously, adverbrobustiousness, noun
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