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bois·ter·ous / ˈboist(ə)rəs/ • adj. (of a person, event, or behavior) noisy, energetic, and cheerful; rowdy: the boisterous conviviality associated with taverns of that period. ∎  (of wind, weather, or water) wild or stormy: the boisterous wind was lulled. DERIVATIVES: bois·ter·ous·ly adv. bois·ter·ous·ness n.

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boisterous

boisterous †stout, stiff, bulky; violent and rough in manner. XVI. var. of †boisteous, earlier †boist(u)ous (XIII), of unkn. orig.

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boisterous

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