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strepitous

or strep·i·tant

[ strep-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈstrɛp ɪ təs /
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adjective
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Origin of strepitous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM strepitous

un·strep·i·tous, adjective
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How to use strepitous in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for strepitous

strepitous

strepitant

/ (ˈstrɛpɪtəs) /

adjective
rare noisy; boisterous

Word Origin for strepitous

C17: from Latin strepitus a din
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