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obstreperous (ahb STREP uhr uhs) (adjective), more obstreperous, most obstreperous
1. Characteristic of a person who is resisting or being uncooperative in a difficult way or being unruly: Helen and Margaret saw an obstreperous drunk outside the bar arguing with a police officer.
2. Referring to a noisy, boisterous, or clamorous person: The children on the playground were very obstreperous as they were playing in a wild, loud, and rough way.
3. Etymology: from Latin obstreperous, "noisy"; from obstrepere, "to make a noise against"; from ob, "toward" + strepere, "to make a noise"; literally, "to make noise at someone".
Noisy and disorderly.
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Uncontrollably noisy.
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