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 Meanings and Examples of BOISTEROUS
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boisterous
 a.  rough and stormy; loud, noisy, and lacking in restraint or discipline
Classic Sentence:
1  This was a hearty, healthy, dapper, red-faced gentleman, with a shock of hair prematurely white, and a boisterous and decided manner.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
2  The wind began to get boisterous.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V
3  The latter part of this speech, was hailed by a boisterous shout from all the hopeful pupils of the merry old gentleman.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  Oliver walked into the window-recess to which Mr. Maylie beckoned him; much surprised at the mixture of sadness and boisterous spirits, which his whole behaviour displayed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  It was one of those not infrequent days of an English June which are as wet and boisterous as November.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
6  He was kind to her also in his bluff, boisterous fashion, and on the whole they seemed to be a happy couple.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
7  It was a bleak and boisterous night and the wind whistled shrilly down the long street.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
8  For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
9  Delight is to him, whom all the waves of the billows of the seas of the boisterous mob can never shake from this sure Keel of the Ages.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
10  And this is their utterance; merry and boisterous, or mournful and wailing, or passionate and rebellious, this music is their music, music of home.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
11  There are boisterous couples, who tear wildly about the room, knocking every one out of their way.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
12  He was a boisterous, pallid, nimble, wide-awake, jeering, lad, with a vivacious but sickly air.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE
13  when Orion rising on us through the cloudrack with sudden surf bore us on blind shoals, and scattered us afar with his boisterous gales and whelming brine over waves and trackless reefs.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIRST
14  He was loud and boisterous, always laughing and singing, and never able to work consecutively at anything.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
15  "Plenty of gas," said Tom boisterously.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
Example Sentence:
1  It was a challenge, keeping ten boisterous seven-year-olds amused.
2  A boisterous horse must have a rough bridle.
3  The unruly crowd became even more boisterous when he tried to quiet them.
4  The New Year festivities in Surabaya, Indonesia's second largest city, are traditionally colorful and boisterous — but not this year.