verb (used without object) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for roystering

Historical Examples of roystering

  • Never was I in such a noisy, roystering, singing, lounging place.

    The Roof of France

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • A loud, roystering laugh filled the air, and echoed from the hills.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Thus there was a hubbub, there was noise and roystering clamour all around.

    Messengers of Evil

    Pierre Souvestre

  • The only difference might be that here there were more drinking and roystering than elsewhere.

    Christ Legends

    Selma Lagerlf

  • There was revelling and roystering, as usual, with high life below-stairs.