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Today's Word "Rumbustious"

Wild or rambunctious on

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rumbustious /rum-BUS-chuhs/ (adjective) - Wild or rambunctious.

"Rhodes police authorities conferred with regional officials, hoteliers and the British consul on coping with the hordes of rumbustious UK nationals flocking to Greece this summer for booze-fueled holidays."

 

Origin uncertain. Probably both rumbustious and rambunctious are alterations of robustious.

 

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