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English definition of “raucous”

raucous

adjective uk   /ˈrɔː.kəs/ us    /ˈrɑː-/
loud and unpleasant: I heard the raucous call of the crows. Raucous laughter came from the next room. The party was becoming rather raucous.Describing qualities of sound
raucously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Describing qualities of sound
raucousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Describing qualities of sound
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