American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Boisterous and disorderly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. Energetic, noisy, boisterous and difficult to control.
- adj. noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
- Possibly alteration of rumbustious. (Wiktionary)
- Probably alteration of robustious, rumbustious, from robust. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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