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strepitous

or strep·i·tant

[strep-i-tuh s]
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adjective
  1. boisterous; noisy.
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Origin of strepitous

1675–85; < Latin strepit(us) noise + -ous
Related formsun·strep·i·tous, adjective
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Related Words for strepitous

cacophonous, vociferous, rambunctious, rowdy, clamorous, boisterous, strident, riotous, blatant, deafening, disorderly, obstreperous, piercing, raspy, turbulent, uproarious, booming, blusterous, chattering, clangorous

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Historical Examples of strepitous

  • An almost too vivacious rendering of the Venusberg music brought the scheme to a strepitous conclusion.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, October 6, 1920

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British Dictionary definitions for strepitous

strepitous

strepitant

adjective
  1. rare noisy; boisterous
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Word Origin for strepitous

C17: from Latin strepitus a din
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