rambunctious

[ ram-buhngk-shuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF rambunctious

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAMBUNCTIOUS

She was so strong in the wrists and fingers that she could hold them when they were rambunctious.

Dan hates Injuns, an' he'd sure be rambunctious 'bout this one.

Just because I don't like rambunctious play doesn't mean I want to sleep all the time!

There seemed to be more than twenty of them; that, though, was due to the flitting movements of their rambunctious forms.

There had been no cowboys watching the steers, for the corral had always been strong enough to hold the most rambunctious.

Wraiths now have a rambunctious vitality and self-assurance that are astonishing.

WORD ORIGIN

1859, earlier rumbunctious, 1830, probably altered (by influence of ram) from rumbustious.

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