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English definition of “raucous”


adjective     /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     /-li/ adverb Describing qualities of sound raucousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Describing qualities of sound
(Definition of raucous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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