Definitions for riotousˈraɪ ə təs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word riotous
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous(adj)
produced or growing in extreme abundance
"their riotous blooming"
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"
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"
having the characteristics of a riot
causing, inciting or taking part in a riot
unrestrained and boisterous; degenerate or dissolute
Origin: From riot + -ous.
involving, or engaging in, riot; wanton; unrestrained; luxurious
partaking of the nature of an unlawful assembly or its acts; seditious
Origin: [OF. rioteux.]
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