What does riotous mean?

Definitions for riotousˈraɪ ə təs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word riotous.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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 Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of riotous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of riotous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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