Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a boisterous manner; roughly; with noisy energy or activity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a boisterous manner.

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  • adverb In a boisterous manner.

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  • adverb in a carefree manner

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Examples

  • He whipped off the sunglasses that all moles wore topside by day and began to pound Gusterson on the back while calling boisterously, "How are you, Gussy Old Boy, Old Boy?"

    The Creature from Cleveland Depths

  • True, her manner could not have been called boisterously joyful, and indeed she made no pretense of the kind.

    The President A novel

  • At dusk on the 21st day after the escape, I walked into Semic to be greeted boisterously by other members of the escape party.

    Walter (Bill) Gossner

  • Hi, Daddy, Jared boisterously called as he approached them.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Even if they didn't sew but were inspired to choose a blouse with frills instead of a manly cut, wore a flower in their hair, a pink top instead of a muddy colour, used lipstick, pearls, ate a fresh orange rather than tinned juice, used a moisturizer instead of suffering with scaly skin, and mention non-pictorial changes like speaking quietly instead of boisterously or wearing perfume ..

    Alfred Augustus Glendening 1861-1903

  • While the Gewandhaus compelled us to find novelty in the familiar, English National Opera has tried to breathe life into the nearly unknown: namely Rameau, in the form of his tragedy Castor and Pollux, with an outstanding cast and reasonable chorus, conducted boisterously by the young baroque expert Christian Curnyn.

    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Chailly; Castor and Pollux– review

  • It is an aspirational face, newly enriched and boisterously westernised.

    India's future is so bright they gotta wear shades | Barney Ronay

  • Hi, Daddy, Jared boisterously called as he approached them.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • And that you would follow up with an antithetical argument supported by the empirical evidence you so boisterously claimed to have in your possession supporting your premise.

    Matthew Yglesias » Deflation

  • Fearing that a telephone message to arrest them had been flashed ahead, they had turned into the back-road through the hills, and now, rushing in upon Oakland by a new route, were boisterously discussing what disposition they should make of the constable.

    Chapter XI

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