adjective Chiefly British.
Origin of rumbustious
Examples from the Web for rumbustious
Even the rumbustious Foreign Secretary and Deputy Leader George Brown got into the act.
The rumbustious ogre has a hitherto undescribed, but quite imaginable, gap-toothed, beetle-browed ogress of a wife.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Word Origin for rumbustious
1778, an arbitrary formation perhaps suggested by rum (adj.) + boisterous, robustious, bumptious, etc. Cf., from about the same time, rumbustical, rumgumptious.