- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɔːkəs/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɔkəs/
- (cot–caught merger) IPA(key): /ˈɹɑkəs/
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- Hyphenation: raucous
- Rhymes: -ɔːkəs
- Harsh and rough-sounding.
- At night, raucous sounds come from the swamp.
- Disorderly and boisterous.
- Acts of vandalism were committed by a raucous gang of drunkards.
2014 November 14, Stephen Halliday, “Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”, in The Scotsman:
- In a raucous atmosphere, it was an unforgiving and physical contest from the start. Grant Hanley conceded the first free-kick within the opening 20 seconds, setting the tone for a busy and thankless evening for Serbian referee Milorad Mazic.
- Loud and annoying.
- The new neighbors had a raucous party.
- (disorderly and boisterous): rowdy
harsh and rough-sounding
disorderly and boisterous
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