strepitous

or strep·i·tant

[ strep-i-tuhs ]
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adjective

Origin of strepitous

1
First recorded in 1675–85; from Latin strepit(us) “noise” + -ous

Other words from strepitous

  • un·strep·i·tous, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for strepitous

strepitous

strepitant

/ (ˈstrɛpɪtəs) /


adjective
  1. rare noisy; boisterous

Origin of strepitous

1
C17: from Latin strepitus a din

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