Women worked on their front yards full of the riotous colors of wildflowers.
Breaking down rigid social hierarchy so characteristic of the Middle Ages, these riotous tales poke fun at everyone.
riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to Zurbaran, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain, June 18–October 6.
mid-14c., "troublesome, wanton, extravagant," from Old French riotos "argumentative, quarrelsome," from riote (see riot (n.)). Meaning "tumultuous, turbulent" is mid-15c. Related: Riotously; riotousness.