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rowdyism

[rou-dee-iz-uh m] /ˈraʊ diˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
rough, disorderly behavior.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; rowdy + -ism
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Examples from the web for rowdyism
  • The government tends to proceed by identifying a menace, be it terrorism, knife crime or teenage rowdyism.
  • There is no rowdyism in the village, no nocturnal rampages making night hideous.
  • While there is an un usual amount of boisterousness there was absolutely no rowdyism, no quarreling nor fighting.
  • There was never any rowdyism allowed about the place.
British Dictionary definitions for rowdyism

rowdyism

/ˈraʊdɪɪzəm/
noun
1.
rowdy behaviour or tendencies or a habitual pattern of rowdy behaviour: the problem of rowdyism at football matches
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