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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A noisy disorder. Also: A bright show or display.

Usage examples (23)
  • There was a terrible riot going on in there, for two families were quarreling about an eel's head, and the cat got it after all.
  • "I think the term riot is a dangerous term to throw around," Freeman said.
  • But in the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard.
  • Conference of Catholic Bishops, challenging what it calls a riot of laughable errors in the book and in the movie. for more
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