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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being harsh, strident, or grating; Also: The quality or state of being rowdy or disorderly.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective : raucous voices; raucous laughter. ,a raucous party
  • Stroll the campus near midnight and gauge the raucousness.
  • Philadelphia fans lived up to their reputation for raucousness
  • Maryland: Democracy needs the leavening raucousness of an H.L. Mencken. for more
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