strepitous

or strep·i·tant

[ strep-i-tuh s ]
/ ˈstrɛp ɪ təs /

adjective

boisterous; noisy.

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Origin of strepitous

1675–85; < 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

rare noisy; boisterous

Word Origin for strepitous

C17: from Latin strepitus a din
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