adjective Chiefly British.
Origin of rumbustious
Related Words for rumbustiousstormy, turbulent, raucous, violent, hectic, boisterous, fierce, riotous, agitated, clamorous, disorderly, disturbed, excited, irregular, lawless, noisy, obstreperous, passionate, raging, rambunctious
Examples from the Web for rumbustious
Contemporary Examples of rumbustious
Even the rumbustious Foreign Secretary and Deputy Leader George Brown got into the act.The Charmed Life of a Traitor
November 6, 2009
Historical Examples of rumbustious
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.