from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Inducing enthusiasm or excitement; stirring: a rousing sermon.
- adj. Lively; vigorous: a rousing march tune.
- adj. Used as an intensive: a rousing lie.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. That rouses or excites
- v. Present participle of rouse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having power to awaken or excite; exciting.
- adj. Very great; violent; astounding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A method of curing herring; roiling. See rouse, transitive verb, 6.
- Having power to rouse, excite, or astonish; surprisingly great, swift, violent, forcible, lively, or the like: as, a rousing fire; a rousing pace; a rousing meeting; a rousing lie or oath.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of arousing
- adj. rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading
- adj. capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
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