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Synonyms for boisterous
ˈbɔɪ stər əs, -strəsbois·ter·ous

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. boisterous

    Synonyms:
    loud, violent, unrestrained, tempestuous, stormy, uncontrolled, intemperate

    Antonyms:
    peaceful, calm, serene, selfpossessed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unrulyadjective

    noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

    "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"

    Synonyms:
    rambunctious, rumbustious, indocile, robustious, disobedient, rough, uncontrollable, ungovernable, knockabout, fierce, unruly

    Antonyms:
    orderly, spiritless, calm

  2. boisterous, knockaboutadjective

    full of rough and exuberant animal spirits

    "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"

    Synonyms:
    rambunctious, rumbustious, robustious, rough, knockabout, fierce, unruly

    Antonyms:
    orderly, spiritless, calm

  3. boisterous, fierce, roughadjective

    violently agitated and turbulent

    "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"

    Synonyms:
    pugnacious, approximative, rough, fierce, trigger-happy, unsmooth, robustious, violent, bowelless, scratchy, ferocious, knockabout, uncut, jumpy, rocky, harsh, gravelly, approximate, cutthroat, vehement, rambunctious, rumbustious, jolting, unruly, jolty, rasping, bumpy, tearing, raspy, savage, furious, crude, grating

    Antonyms:
    calm, orderly, spiritless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boisterousadjective

    Synonyms:
    roaring, loud, stormy

  2. boisterousadjective

    Synonyms:
    noisy, furious, tumultuous, turbulent, vehement, violent, impetuous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boisterousadjective

    Synonyms:
    noisy, tumultuous, turbulent, hoidenish, unrestrained, rude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "boisterous":

    bustling

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#241914approximative

How to use boisterous in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science, by rendering them my supreme delight. But the enormities of the times in which I have lived have forced me to commit myself on the boisterous ocean of political passions.

  2. Thomas Jefferson:

    The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.

  3. Donovon Brinson:

    I saw the beginning of the argument [between the girls], the girls were definitely getting really boisterous with each other and using belligerent terms. It's sad.

  4. Priya Wal:

    When you play a character, you put parts of you in it. But I am a very different person off-screen. I am not so boisterous and not so tomboyish, in fact my friends bully me and I am like a damsel in distress. When you do a TV show, you become the character as you end up spending 14-15 hours on the sets.

  5. Lynn Calvacca:

    Everyone in that building is afraid, when you have somebody who’s a large man, boisterous, loud — he pretty much convinces or scares anyone he’s with to get his way.


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