What are some alternative words for boisterous?

Synonyms for boisterous
ˈbɔɪ stər əs, -strəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly(adj)

    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, knockabout(adj)

    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, rough(adj)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. boisterous

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

    Antonyms:
    peaceful, calm, serene, selfpossessed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boisterous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    roaring, loud, stormy

  2. boisterous(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boisterous(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bustling

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#7759disturbed
#8049approximate
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#15142fierce
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#22217tearing
#23805stormy
#24392uncontrolled
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#28023grating
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#32636bumpy
#37078agitated
#39424ferocious
#39613ruffled
#39714unruly
#40751uncontrollable
#47449cutthroat
#48392frenzied
#53753roused
#56945unrestrained
#59577scratchy
#60245boisterous
#62649disobedient
#68434gravelly
#74028jumpy
#76435vehement
#96709raspy
#101520rambunctious
#106455tempestuous
#118983wrathful
#127101intemperate
#133494pugnacious
#139637jolting
#147394rasping
#179979ungovernable
#191473knockabout
#241914approximative

How to use boisterous in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. William Ellery Channing:

    Innocent amusements are such as excite moderately, and such as produce a cheerful frame of mind, not boisterous mirth; such as refresh, instead of exhausting, the system; such as recur frequently, rather than continue long; such as send us back to our daily duties invigorated in body and spirit; such as we can partake of in the presence and society of respectable friends; such as consist with and are favorable to a grateful piety; such as are chastened by self-respect, and are accompanied with the consciousness that life has a higher end than to be amused.

  3. Tim Murtaugh:

    We take safety seriously, which is why were doing temperature checks for everyone attending, and providing masks and hand sanitizer. This will be a Trump rally, which means a big, boisterous, excited crowd.

  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. Thomas Jefferson:

    The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.


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