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obstreperous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obstreperous

(adj) noisily and stubbornly defiant
Example Sentence
  • obstreperous boys

(adj) boisterously and noisily aggressive
Example Sentence
  • kept up an obstreperous clamor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obstreperous

the word can be broken into ob+STREET+PERU..streets in peru are very noisy because of traffic.
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by viveksa7

obstetrician is the one who deliver babies...obstreperous sounds like obste+pair ous so pairing all those obstreticians and delivering the babies all at a time then all the babies after deliever they make a lot of noise....
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by rizvi

OBSTRE- word is used for small babies in obstretrician. Small babies are very noisy and bossy(they want things done their way).
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by demondivyesh

strepsil (medicine) cures uncontrolled sore throat or blocked nose
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by namaskar

read as 'ob(obviously)+ stereo(stre)+ per(perous) songs sunege ' so it causes noise
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by abhizone

ob( oppose) + streper ( stripper) + ous (us-our). = ppl opposed to have strippers as their neighbors by making noisy protest.
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by fera5

obstreperous=obviously strep(sils)removes kich kich...i.e boisterous
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by crazylooks

Ob(out )+stre(stream)+perous(pore)---give loud noise as it gushes out..
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by rakei

AP+STRIP erous....when u strip, the crowd turns obstreperous
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by nileshdive

ob+stre+perous obscenely putting on the stereo high which is porous to ears
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by meerz

abe strip karege thn ppl ll roar.make noise
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by kitty13

obst(inate) + reper(rapper) is quite noisy and stubbornly defiant
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by pacdee

Ma kan mod degi if you disobey
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by anubhavsingh

lassitude is an "attitude" which forces us to drink "LASSI".
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by roark

obs(absolute)+tre(tree)+perous(peru tree)...monkey have climbed the peru tree...its boisterous and noisy
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by elixir

Obstreperous - when you're trespassing you need to be very silent and not boisterous
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by kushal710

obstreperous = ob + strep + per +o +us; reversely strip per on us i.e we are going to make more noise for this teachers are doing this to us..
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by shaktipada

of + strapper + ous ---> Unfortunately the people with psychological disorder are sometimes bound with straps. And they are sometimes very noisy too. :(
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by divine_sword

noisy and uncontrollable when yu go steeper in mountain or hight
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by sansecretcp

ob-STREP(sils) orous we take strepsils when ve have a noisy cough that is difficult to control
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by sainathreddy92

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