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- n. One who roisters; a reveller
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A blustering, turbulent fellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who roisters; a bold, blustering, or turbulent fellow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an especially noisy and unrestrained merrymaker
He, who was sheer bladed steel in the imperious flashing of his will, could swashbuckle and bully like any over-seas roisterer, or wheedle as wickedly winningly as the first woman out of Eden or the last woman of that descent.
References: 48 = reference to the last story; Madriliène = inhabitant of Madrid; les pieds (mpl) = feet; Madrileño = (Spanish for "native of Madrid"); un fêtard (une fêtarde) = merrymaker, roisterer (party animal); long pillow/bolster = un traversin
He comes at books as a reveler, a roisterer — and a celebrator of his own capacious and vigorous mind.
References: 48 = reference to the last story; Madriliène = inhabitant of Madrid; les pieds (mpl) = feet; Madrileño = (Spanish for "native of Madrid"); un fêtard (une fêtarde) = merrymaker, roisterer (party animal); long pillow / bolster = un traversin
Why should this drunken roisterer have selected her mother, of all other women in the dining-room, for the object of these outrageous remarks?
He was also known as a sportsman, hunter, duellist, a mighty lover and a roisterer with an unsurpassed knowledge of the dives on a dozen planets.
Seneca Bowers gulped glass after glass of champagne, toasting Confusion to Fusion like the veriest roisterer.
He was undoubtedly a roisterer, but he was very much a man.
By the one it is held to be synonymous with in the manner of a blood, i. e., of a rich young roisterer; this would make bloody drunk equivalent to as drunk as a lord.
The praying brother of yesterday is the night-hack roisterer of to-day; the roisterer of to-day is the snuffling penitent and pledge-taker of to-morrow.