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Word of the Day 11/29/20 Roister

Roister (verb)
roister [ roi-ster ]


verb (used without object)
1. to act in a swaggering, boisterous, or uproarious manner.
2. to revel noisily or without restraint.

OTHER WORDS FROM ROISTER
roist·er·er, noun
roist·er·ous, adjective
roist·er·ous·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO ROISTER
enjoy, carouse, bask, rollick, rejoice, riot, savor, crow, wallow, relish, delight, luxuriate, gloat, indulge, lark, frolic, roll, thrive, carry on, cut loose

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Origin: 1545–55; v. use of roister (noun) < Middle French ru(i)stre ruffian, boor, variant of ru(i)sterustic

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ROISTER
Roister Doister opens the moveable scenery of domestic life in the metropolis—touched with care, and warm with reality.
AMENITIES OF LITERATURE|ISAAC DISRAELI

His very roistering became a pose, and his vanity made him roister the more, to make the pose more convincing.
THE HOUSE WITH THE GREEN SHUTTERS|GEORGE DOUGLAS BROWN

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