In time the obstreperous Texicans developed revolutionary ideas.
He liked to drink, colleagues say, and would occasionally get obstreperous.
Yeah, they may have been extreme or obstreperous or this or that, but they were good.
Lots of things got in the way of that, notably the lousy economy, and secondly the obstreperous Republicans.
Even the messiest, most obstreperous books are reduced to a litany of bullet points, or a single bullet point.
They had been well primed with ginger cordial, and were obstreperous to a gratifying degree.
Little Fay was as obstreperous as Tony was disagreeably silent and aloof.
They are not so obstreperous as the wren, nor so shy as the lark and the robin.
Little fish are often the most obstreperous and the most troublesome.
A policeman came suddenly from the darkness and chased a gang of obstreperous little boys.
c.1600, from Latin obstreperus "clamorous," from obstrepere "drown with noise, make a noise against, oppose noisily," from ob "against" (see ob-) + strepere "make a noise," from PIE *strep-, said to be imitative (cf. Latin stertare "to snore," Old Norse þrapt "chattering," Old English þræft "quarrel"). Related: Obstreperously; obstreperousness.