Definitions for riotousˈraɪ ə təs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous(adj)

    produced or growing in extreme abundance

    "their riotous blooming"

  2. disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent(adj)

    characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

    "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"

  3. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or morality

    "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. riotous(Adjective)

    having the characteristics of a riot

  2. riotous(Adjective)

    causing, inciting or taking part in a riot

  3. riotous(Adjective)

    unrestrained and boisterous; degenerate or dissolute

  4. Origin: From riot + -ous.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Riotous(adj)

    involving, or engaging in, riot; wanton; unrestrained; luxurious

  2. Riotous(adj)

    partaking of the nature of an unlawful assembly or its acts; seditious

  3. Origin: [OF. rioteux.]


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