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See definition of rip-roaring on Dictionary.com
  • as inmerry
  • as inrollicking
  • as inthrilling
  • as inexciting
  • as inhectic

synonyms for rip-roaring

  • amusing
  • cheerful
  • comical
  • enjoyable
  • fun-loving
  • glad
  • hilarious
  • jolly
  • joyful
  • joyous
  • lighthearted
  • lively
  • mad
  • pleasant
  • rollicking
  • sunny
  • winsome
  • blithe
  • blithesome
  • boisterous
  • boon
  • carefree
  • comic
  • convivial
  • entertaining
  • facetious
  • frolicsome
  • funny
  • gay
  • gleeful
  • grooving
  • humorous
  • jocund
  • jumping
  • larking
  • mirthful
  • perky
  • riotous
  • rocking
  • saturnalian
  • sportive
  • unconstrained
  • uproarious
  • vivacious
  • wild
  • zappy
  • zingy
  • zippy
  • joyous
  • joyful
  • spirited
  • merry
  • boisterous
  • sprightly
  • jaunty
  • lighthearted
  • antic
  • carefree
  • cheerful
  • devil-may-care
  • exuberant
  • frisky
  • frolicsome
  • glad
  • happy
  • hearty
  • jovial
  • playful
  • sportive
  • romping
  • cavorting
  • frenzied
  • chaotic
  • unsettled
  • boisterous
  • heated
  • tumultuous
  • frenetic
  • exciting
  • animated
  • burning
  • confused
  • disordered
  • excited
  • fervid
  • feverish
  • furious
  • hassle
  • jungle
  • madhouse
  • restless
  • riotous
  • wild
  • woolly
  • fevered
  • hell broke loose
  • nutsy
  • zoolike
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antonyms for rip-roaring

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  • depressed
  • disagreeable
  • gloomy
  • grave
  • sad
  • serious
  • solemn
  • tragic
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
  • upset
  • sorrowful
  • unpromising
  • uninspiring
  • unenthusiastic
  • moderate
  • unstimulating
  • dull
  • unmoving
  • unexciting
  • boring
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How to use rip-roaring in a sentence

Never did I feel leaving anybody or any place so much, and Berlin seems to me like a great roaring wilderness.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
On the other side the ammonia brought out a picture of the Victory, with the head of a roaring lion below it.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The door banged shut behind him and I heard him at the foot of the stairs roaring "Ho-ho-there-ho!"
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
They ain't got such a rip-roarin' start of us—an' I'm the boy can foller that track from hell t' breakfast an' back again.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Instantly there rose before him the vision of a black torrent roaring through the tunnel.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The sound of roaring died away, and an atmosphere of still and utter cold established itself over all.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Jessie, who was taking off her own outer garments to hang before the now roaring fire, only laughed at that.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
A cheerful fire was roaring up the great chimney, and she was literally basking in the warmth the ruddy blaze diffused around.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The little stove was roaring; it was red-hot, and the chocolate in the tin sizzled and sputtered.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
From the easterly end of the flat the augmented river squeezed in a roaring rapids through a sort of bottle neck.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO RIP-ROARING

  • animated
  • boisterous
  • burning
  • chaotic
  • confused
  • disordered
  • excited
  • exciting
  • fervid
  • fevered
  • feverish
  • frenetic
  • frenzied
  • furious
  • hassle
  • heated
  • hell broke loose
  • jungle
  • madhouse
  • nutsy
  • restless
  • riotous
  • rip-roaring
  • tumultuous
  • unsettled
  • wild
  • woolly
  • zoolike
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