rowdyism

[ rou-dee-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈraʊ diˌɪz əm /

noun

rough, disorderly behavior.

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Origin of rowdyism

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; rowdy + -ism

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British Dictionary definitions for rowdyism

rowdyism
/ (ˈraʊdɪɪzəm) /

noun

rowdy behaviour or tendencies or a habitual pattern of rowdy behaviourthe problem of rowdyism at football matches
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