Need another word that means the same as “rambunctious”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “rambunctious” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Rambunctious” are: boisterous, robustious, rumbustious, unruly, unrestrained, irrepressible, exuberant, uproarious, rollicking, rackety, noisy, loud, clamorous
Rambunctious as an Adjective
Definitions of "Rambunctious" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “rambunctious” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Uncontrollably exuberant; boisterous.
- Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline.
Synonyms of "Rambunctious" as an adjective (13 Words)
|boisterous||(of weather or water) wild or stormy.|
Boisterous winds and waves.
|clamorous||Making a loud and confused noise.|
A jostling clamorous mob.
|exuberant||Produced or growing in extreme abundance.|
A noisy bunch of exuberant youngsters.
|irrepressible||Not able to be controlled or restrained.|
A great shout of irrepressible laughter.
|loud||Used chiefly as a direction or description in music loud with force.|
They were kept awake by loud music.
|noisy||Full of or characterized by noise.|
A noisy sweater.
|robustious||(of a person or their manner) strongly assertive or boisterous.|
A robustious and swaggering fellow.
|rollicking||Exuberantly lively and amusing.|
This is all good rollicking fun.
|rumbustious||Boisterous or unruly.|
Beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings.
|unrestrained||Not restrained or restricted.|
A display of unrestrained delight.
|unruly||Incapable of being controlled.|
The little boy s parents think he is spirited but his teacher finds him unruly.
Usage Examples of "Rambunctious" as an adjective
- A rambunctious tyke.
- A social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand.
Associations of "Rambunctious" (30 Words)
|boisterous||Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline.|
Boisterous practical jokes.
|cacophonous||Having an unpleasant sound.|
The cacophonous sound of slot machines.
|cacophony||A harsh discordant mixture of sounds.|
A cacophony of deafening alarm bells.
|chaotic||Of or relating to a sensitive dependence on initial conditions.|
The political situation was chaotic.
|clamorous||Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry.|
A clamorous uproar.
|commotion||A state of confused and noisy disturbance.|
She was distracted by a commotion across the street.
|din||Make a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise.|
The fans made an awful din.
|disorderly||Involving or contributing to a breakdown of peaceful and law-abiding behaviour.|
A disorderly pile of books.
|insubordinate||Disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority.|
|jarring||Making or causing a harsh and irritating sound.|
The telephone struck a jarring note in those Renaissance surroundings.
|messy||Generating or involving mess.|
Stripping wallpaper can be a messy time consuming job.
|noisy||Attracting attention by showiness or bright colors.|
The pub was crowded and noisy.
|obstreperous||Boisterously and noisily aggressive.|
Kept up an obstreperous clamor.
|pandemonium||Wild and noisy disorder or confusion; uproar.|
There was complete pandemonium everyone just panicked.
|racket||Hit a ball with a racket.|
A squash racket.
|ramshackle||In deplorable condition.|
A ramshackle cottage.
|raucous||Making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise.|
A raucous party.
|recalcitrant||A person with an obstinately uncooperative attitude.|
A class of recalcitrant fifteen year olds.
|resistive||Of or concerning electrical resistance.|
|rowdy||Noisy and disorderly.|
It was a rowdy but good natured crowd.
|ruffian||A violent criminal or troublemaker.|
|strident||Of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f’, `s’, `z’, or `th’ in both `thin’ and `then.|
Public pronouncements on the crisis became less strident.
|tumultuous||Making an uproar or loud, confused noise.|
A tumultuous personal life.
|uncontrollable||Impossible to repress or control.|
The country had become ungovernable.
|unkempt||Not neatly combed.|
Native vistas and unkempt rambling paths.
|unruly||Incapable of being controlled.|
|untidy||Not neat and tidy.|
She was chronically untidy and her clothes lay where she had dropped them.
|vagrancy||The state of living as a vagrant; homelessness.|
A descent into vagrancy and drug abuse.
|vociferous||Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry.|
He was a vociferous opponent of the takeover.