Significado de “riot” - en el Diccionario Inglés


uk /ˈraɪ.ət/ us /ˈraɪ.ət/

C1 [ C ] a noisy, violent, and uncontrolled public meeting:

Inner-city riots erupted when a local man was shot by police.

[ S ] old-fashioned informal a very funny or entertaining occasion or person:

"How was the party?" "It was great - we had a riot."
I met Mike's brother for the first time - he's a riot.

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riotverb [ I ]

uk /ˈraɪ.ət/ us /ˈraɪ.ət/
noun [ C ] uk /ˈraɪ.ə.tər/ us /ˈraɪ.ə.t̬ɚ/

Police and rioters clashed violently.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈraɪ.ə.tɪŋ/ us /ˈraɪ.ə.t̬ɪŋ/

The government is afraid of further serious rioting today.

(Definición de riot del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

riot en inglés americano

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riotnoun [ C ]

us /ˈrɑɪ·ət/

a noisy and violent public gathering:

The streets in this district include South Central Los Angeles, where the riots broke out two years ago.

infml A riot is also something very amusing:

[ C usually sing ] The show was a riot.
verb [ I ] us /ˈrɑɪ·ət/

Inmates rioted yesterday at the prison.
noun [ C ] us /ˈrɑɪ·ət̬·ər/

The police said 80 rioters had been arrested.

(Definición de riot del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)