noun, plural row·dies.
adjective, row·di·er, row·di·est.
Origin of rowdy
Synonyms for rowdy
Related Words for rowdilystrongly, seriously, vigorously, heavily, severely, angrily, briskly, brutally, cruelly, earnestly, energetically, fiercely, forcibly, frantically, furiously, intensely, madly, meanly, painfully, powerfully
Examples from the Web for rowdily
Historical Examples of rowdily
He drank a little, but rowdily, and managed to spend in a cheap tavern like the Volga as much as twenty roubles in an evening.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories
adjective -dier or -diest
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for rowdy
"a rough, quarrelsome person," 1808, American English, originally "lawless backwoodsman," probably from row (n.2). The adjective is first recorded 1819. Related: Rowdily; rowdiness.