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ˈrɔ kəsrau·cous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raucous, stridentadjective

    unpleasantly loud and harsh

  2. raucous, rowdyadjective

    disturbing the public peace; loud and rough

    "a raucous party"; "rowdy teenagers"


  1. raucousadjective

    Harsh and rough-sounding.

    At night, raucous sounds come from the swamp.

    Etymology: raucus (hoarse, husky, raucous)

  2. raucousadjective

    Disorderly and boisterous.

    Acts of vandalism were committed by a raucous gang of drunkards.

    Etymology: raucus (hoarse, husky, raucous)

  3. raucousadjective

    loud and annoying

    the new neighbors had a raucous party.

    Etymology: raucus (hoarse, husky, raucous)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raucousadjective

    hoarse; harsh; rough; as, a raucous, thick tone

    Etymology: [L. raucus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raucous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raucous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of raucous in a Sentence

  1. Victor Ykoruk:

    With my sons being on the spectrum, coming down to such a fun, amazing atmosphere but Philly is known to be a raucous atmosphere, I got a little nervous, but now the Eagles and CHOP together have created a domain that is so comfortable and pleasurable and it puts my boys at ease. Im proud to be an Eagles fan. The organization is nothing short of world class.

  2. Gerry Connolly:

    She has shown enormous discipline and internal cohesion, even with a slimmed-down majority, in what is always a raucous group of people and contentious group of people to begin with, so I guess there may very well be a time where we are going to have to deal with the subject. But that's not right now.

  3. Iona College processor Jeanne Zaino:

    Is it going to be 1968 Chicago ? Probably not, but Iona College could be Iona College and a much more raucous convention than anybody thought we’ve ever see in Philadelphia this year.

  4. Robert Greenblatt:

    We are holding out to be able to get this special done hopefully by the end of the summer. We do think there's a value to having a raucous live audience experience these six great friends coming back together, we didn't want to just do it suddenly on a web call, or six squares and people shooting from their kitchens and bedrooms.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    To subject my wife into the middle of a raucous political conversation was completely inappropriate, and I hope you apologize for that, Donald, why don't you apologize to her right now.

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