word of the day :: raucous

[raw-kuh s]

1. harsh; strident; grating: raucous voices; raucous laughter.
2. rowdy; disorderly: a raucous party.

1760-70; < Latin raucus  hoarse, harsh, rough; see -ous

“Laughter shall drown the raucous shout;
And, though these shelt’ring walls are thin,
May they be strong to keep hate out
And hold love in.”
~ Louis Untermeyer ~
U.S. poet


About Stephanie Carbajal

Creative freelancer living, working, and playing in the Pacific Northwest.
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