Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an obstreperous manner; loudly; clamorously; vociferously: as, to behave obstreperously.
- adv. in an obstreperous manner
- adv. in manner that attracts attention
“Not many were out in front of netroots opposition to single payer advocacy all last year quite as obstreperously as Jane Hamsher and her strange bedwetter coalition.”
“It's hard to be obstreperously trollish when the topics discussed are moving around so much.”
“It was hopeless; Adams was too obstreperously real to be idealized.”
“He became obstreperously critical of the Allies, and was arrested on a trip to India and sent back to Britain, where he was put in jail for a half year.”
“But he was a quick learner; when a woman came in complaining that Jesus had been disrupting her neighborhood by behaving obstreperously, Mr. Bennett told her that he would order the police to lock up the Savior indefinitely.”
“In fact, the voices in the next room became obstreperously loud of a sudden, the cause of which vociferation it is necessary to explain before we go farther.”
“The only way Democrats could have any power would be by acting as obstreperously and obstructively as possible, to prevent more damage, by using their investigative power in the House to lay out the crimes of this administration as clearly as possible.”
“He was in his way a very determined person, not obstreperously so, but quietly and under the surface.”
“Both the men now gazed in the direction from which they expected the girls to appear, when lo! shouting, laughing, and tearing obstreperously along, the six beauteous and dutiful damsels came racing towards them.”
“The liquor soon mounted into their heads, as it generally does even with the arrantest topers newly landed from sea, and they began capering about most obstreperously.”
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