strepitous

or strep·i·tant

[ strep-i-tuh s ]
/ ˈstrɛp ɪ təs /

adjective

boisterous; noisy.

Nearby words

  1. strep,
  2. strep throat,
  3. strephon,
  4. strephosymbolia,
  5. strepitoso,
  6. strepsipteran,
  7. strepsipteron,
  8. strepsipterous,
  9. strepsirrhine,
  10. strepticemia

Origin of strepitous

1675–85; < Latin strepit(us) noise + -ous

Related formsun·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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