from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Boisterous; careless of the comfort of others; violent; arrogant.


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  • Tonight's set, largely culled from their self-titled debut, doesn't disappoint, and they also throw in a surprisingly rambustious cover of Q Lazarus '' Goodbye Horses 'mid-set.

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  • And as for that black-whiskered alligator, the baron, let me first get out of those rambustious, unchristian, filbert-shaped claws of his, and then -- but jump in! jump in! and tell the man where to drive! "

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  • "'Yon feller's right rambustious,' she said with approval, eyes fixed on Jamie. 'I could admire me a man like that!'"

    —Diana Gabaldon, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (New York: Bantam Dell, 2005), 507

    February 1, 2010