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rumbustious (adj.)

1778, an arbitrary formation, one of what Farmer describes as "A class of colloquialisms compounded with an intensive prefix" (ram- or rum-), probably suggesting in part rum (adj.) in its old slang sense of "good, fine," and ramp (n.2). In this case apparently suggested by boisterous, robustious, bumptious, etc. Coined about the same time were rumbustical, rambumptious "conceited, self-assertive," rumgumptious "shrewd, bold, rash," rumblegumption, rambuskious "rough," rumstrugenous. Also compare ramshackle, rambunctious.

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Definitions of rumbustious

rumbustious (adj.)
noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline;
beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings
Synonyms: boisterous / rambunctious / robustious / unruly
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