Definitions

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  • n. The state of being rowdy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rowdy behavior

Etymologies

rowdy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The problem is that Noonan's argument is premised on two points: that the American version of Question Time will be as rowdy as that of the UK, and that the rowdiness is a design flaw.

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  • There was plenty of drinking and dancing downstairs in the common room of the roadhouse, but not the kind of rowdiness that prevailed at rougher places and out in the open, where wagons filled with likker were doing quite a business.

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  • The strongest predictors of both the frequency and severity of patron aggression in large drinking establishments were social factors such as rowdiness/permissiveness and sexual activity, contact and competition, and closing time variables such as over-serving at closing time and the number of people hanging around after closing.

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  • I wonder how far they will elasticise the word "rowdiness" …. .considerably, I'm sure.

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  • Their only concern is your parent's hard earned cash, and the rowdiness you exhibit as you leave in visible pain and pride with your tattoo preciously covered in clear plastic bandages.

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  • Many equated snowboarding with rowdiness, or worse.

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  • Is it any wonder that with the construction of each new stadium, fan rowdiness increases, causing even more segregation and thus more discontent?

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  • Unruly crowd behavior occasionally is an issue at college football stadiums, but technology is offering a solution in some places for fans concerned about the rowdiness displayed by others.

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  • I pull up to Hoss's place, a yellow-brick antique he shares with three other guys midway between campus and downtown—an area that tolerates a little rowdiness.

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  • For 20 years, Fight Night and its sister event, Knock Out Abuse, have thrived by substituting unabashed, outsized rowdiness for low-key political correctness.

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