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Meaning of ROISTER

Pronunciation:  'roystur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  engage in boisterous, drunken merry-making; "They were out carousing last night"
 

ROISTER is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: carouse, riot
 
 See Also: jollify, make happy, make merry, make whoopie, racket, revel, wassail, whoop it up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Roist"er\, v. i. [Probably fr. F. rustre boor, a clown,
    clownish, fr. L. rustucus rustic. See {Rustic}.]
    To bluster; to swagger; to bully; to be bold, noisy,
    vaunting, or turbulent.
    
          I have a roisting challenge sent amongst The dull and
          factious nobles of the Greeks.           --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Roist"er\, n.
    See {Roisterer}.
    
    
 

 

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