Boisterous is a word used to describe someone spirited, loud, and slightly out of control — like someone with a spring in their step and a song in their heart singing to strangers on the street.
- Pronunciation: / sɝ'veləns/
- English description: noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
- Synonyms: rambunctious
- Chinese Translation: 喧闹的(xuan1 nao4 de)
- Spanish Translation: bullicioso
- ORIGIN: Boisterous means "loud, clamorous, and unrestrained." Think of children on a playground or a popular restaurant or a litter of puppies as boisterous. This word, which comes from Middle English, can also refer to very intense storms. You could call a hurricane boisterous, but you will most likely hear this word used to describe people.
- Several small cameras appear as I am propelled to the centre of their smiling, boisterous group.
- But until now, the band’s boisterous momentum always held grim thoughts at bay.
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