alborotar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Latin volūtāre crossed with Spanish alborozar. Compare Catalan avalotar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alboɾoˈtaɾ/, [alβoɾoˈt̪aɾ]

VerbEdit

alborotar (first-person singular present alboroto, first-person singular preterite alboroté, past participle alborotado)

  1. to stir up, agitate
  2. to disturb, tease (provoke or disturb)
    Synonym: provocar
  3. to excite
  4. to infect, ballyhoo (make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion)

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