Definition of riotous:
lucullan, plushy, voluptuary, excessive, unquiet, degraded, rebellious, dissipated, sporting, debased, roily, flying, big, elaborate, roiling, betting, disorderly, debauched, peace, sybaritic, spendthrift, fast, card-playing, lavish, troubled, quick, plush, superabundant, dissolute, high-spirited, excess, firm, voluptuous, luxurious, tumultuous, libertine, profuse, ebullient, epicurean, extravagant, rowdy, disruptive, exuberant, unruly, luxuriant, devalued, profligate, turbulent, lewd, degenerate, prodigal, overweening, abundant, truehearted, opulent, churning, lush, loyal, immoral, succulent, roiled, disorderly, immobile.
- "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
To his credit, be it added, he was always sincerely ashamed of his barbarick numbers and, as he grew older, was often successful in expressing the heart of a riotous evening in a clear- cut drinking song.- "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
- "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.