rowdy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"rowdy" in British English

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rowdyadjective

uk   us   /ˈraʊ.di/ disapproving
noisy and ​possiblyviolent: a rowdy ​party rowdy ​behaviour
rowdily
adverb uk   us   /-dɪ.li/
rowdiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
rowdyism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
disgraceful rowdyism in the House of Commons
(Definition of rowdy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rowdy" in American English

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rowdyadjective

 us   /ˈrɑʊ·di/
noisy and ​seeminglikely to ​becomeviolent: The ​theater was ​full of rowdy ​teenagersthrowingpopcorn and ​yelling.
(Definition of rowdy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rowdy”
in Spanish ruidoso, alborotador…
in Vietnamese om sòm, hỗn loạn…
in Malaysian bising dan kasar…
in Thai เอะอะตึงตัง…
in French tapageur…
in German rüpelhaft…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吵闹的, 混乱的, 粗暴的…
in Turkish şamatacı, tantanacı, gürültücü…
in Russian шумный, буйный…
in Indonesian ribut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吵鬧的, 混亂的, 粗暴的…
in Polish awanturniczy, rozwydrzony…
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