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Meaning of RAUCOUS

Pronunciation:  'rokus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  unpleasantly loud and harsh
  2. [adj]  disturbing the public peace; loud and rough; "a raucous party"; "rowdy teenagers"
 

RAUCOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: cacophonic, cacophonous, disorderly, rowdy, strident
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rau"cous\, a. [L. raucus.]
Hoarse; harsh; rough; as, a raucous, thick tone. ``His voice
slightly raucous.'' --Aytoun. -- {Rau"cous*ly}, adv.

 

 

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