boisterous | boisterously

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

lively and noisy

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boisterous - lively

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‘Boisterous’ is most commonly used to describe noise and high spirits, particularly in relation to children or crowds. However, it can also be used to describe rough and stormy weather. In that context, you may come across a description along the lines of a 'boisterous wind’.

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Synonyms enthusiastic
Antonyms restrained

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  1. The politician gave a passionate speech at the rally, cheered on by a boisterous crowd of supporters.

  2. Things got a little too boisterous at the office party, so the boss stepped in and reminded staff of their responsibilities.

  3. While the parents were chatting, the children were playing boisterously in the garden.

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