HyperDic: riot

English > 6 senses of the word riot:
NOUNactriot, public violencea public act of violence by an unruly mob
stateriot, riotinga state of disorder involving group violence
communicationriot, belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wowa joke that seems extremely funny
actriot, orgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelrya wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
VERBsocialriottake part in a riot
socialriot, carouse, roisterengage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
riot > pronunciation
Soundsray'aht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > riot: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA public act of violence by an unruly mob.
Synonympublic violence
Narrowerrace riotA riot caused by hatred for one another of members of different races in the same community
Broaderviolence, forceAn act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
Spanishdisturbio
Adjectivesriotouscharacterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination / insubordination
Verbsriottake part in a riot
English > riot: 6 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of disorder involving group violence.
Synonymrioting
BroaderdisorderA disturbance of the peace or of public order
Spanishamotinamiento, motín
Catalanaldarull, motí, revolta
Verbsriottake part in a riot
English > riot: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA joke that seems extremely funny.
Synonymsbelly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow
Broaderjoke, gag, laugh, jest, japeA humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
English > riot: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity.
Synonymsorgy, debauch, debauchery, saturnalia, bacchanal, bacchanalia, drunken revelry
Broaderrevel, revelryunrestrained / unrestrained merrymaking
Spanishbacanal, borrasca, libertinaje, orgía
Catalanbacanal, llibertinatge, orgia
Adjectivesriotousunrestrained by convention or morality
Verbsriotengage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking
English > riot: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtake part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Students were rioting everywhere in 1968"
BroaderrampageAct violently, recklessly, or destructively
Nounsriota public act of violence by an unruly mob
riotertroublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peace
rioting, riota state of disorder involving group violence
English > riot: 6 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningEngage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscarouse, roister
Broaderrevel, racket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassailcelebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking
Spanishamotinarse, ir de juerga
Nounsriota wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

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