Adjective(1) unpleasantly loud and harsh(2) disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
(1) She threw the keys back and forth, causing them to fill the air with raucous noise.(2) I am going to close my window to shut out the noise of raucous laughter coming from across the channel.(3) Occasionally, I can hear a car drive past or the raucous squawk of a seagull in search of a discarded fish supper.(4) But the younger sister was an actress even then; loud, raucous and playing to the crowd.(5) However, we were met with a raucous noise purporting to be music, and fairground stalls.(6) It was a noisy, raucous place, but many a sailor was proud to say they were a part of it.(7) Suddenly, Nicky began to laugh, a loud and raucous sound it was, almost making you feel ashamed to be next to him.(8) James had a loud, raucous laugh and a terrific sense of humour.(9) Yet as soon as the young are hatched out, the bird loses its beautiful voice and schools its young with a harsh, raucous call.(10) It stopped dead in the middle of the road with a raucous screech of the brakes.(11) They ended their set by standing on their amps and jumped off them while playing one loud raucous power chord.(12) Wash shoved through the doors and into a dim lighting and raucous noise of the saloon.(13) Before entering, however, he was drawn to a nearby building by the sound of loud, raucous voices.(14) Nothing startling, then, just a solid album for those who like their female vocalists neither too poppy nor raw and raucous .(15) This Opera comes with a heavy bassline, a raucous bellow that would drown the loudest baritone.(16) He was unprepared for the loud cheers from a raucous crowd that greeted him when he exited the restroom.
1. harsh ::
2. rowdy ::
3. strident ::
1. orderly ::
Different Formsraucous, raucously, raucousness
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