verb (used without object)
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Origin of roister
OTHER WORDS FROM roisterroist·er·er, nounroist·er·ous, adjectiveroist·er·ous·ly, adverb
How to use roister in a sentence
Custance, a gay and rich widow, whom Ralph Roister Doister wishes to marry, but he is wholly baffled in his scheme.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The title of this comedy is Ralph Roister Doister, a name uncouth enough, and from which we should expect a very barbarous farce.
Roister Doister opens the moveable scenery of domestic life in the metropolis—touched with care, and warm with reality.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
His very roistering became a pose, and his vanity made him roister the more, to make the pose more convincing.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
It is interesting to compare him with Ralph Roister Doister.The Growth of English Drama|Arnold Wynne