word of the day :: raucous

raucous
[raw-kuh s]

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

Origin
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

Advertisements

About Stephanie Carbajal

Creative freelancer living, working, and playing in the Pacific Northwest.
This entry was posted in word of the day and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s