Definition of Riot

1. Noun. A public act of violence by an unruly mob.

Exact synonyms: Public Violence
Generic synonyms: Force, Violence
Specialized synonyms: Race Riot
Derivative terms: Riotous



2. Verb. Take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot. "Students were rioting everywhere in 1968"
Generic synonyms: Rampage
Derivative terms: Rioter, Rioting

3. Noun. A state of disorder involving group violence.
Exact synonyms: Rioting
Generic synonyms: Disorder

4. Verb. Engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking. "They were out carousing last night"

5. Noun. A joke that seems extremely funny.
Exact synonyms: Belly Laugh, Howler, Scream, Sidesplitter, Thigh-slapper, Wow
Generic synonyms: Gag, Jape, Jest, Joke, Laugh
Derivative terms: Howl

6. Noun. A wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity.

Definition of Riot

1. n. Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.

2. v. i. To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess.

3. v. t. To spend or pass in riot.

Definition of Riot

1. Noun. Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult. ¹

2. Noun. Excessive and expensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry. ¹

3. Noun. The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object. ¹

4. Verb. To create or take part in a riot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Riot

1. to take part in a violent public disturbance [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Riot

1. 1. To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess. "Now he exact of all, wastes in delight, Riots in pleasure, and neglects the law." (Daniel) "No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows." (Pope) 2. To disturb the peace; to raise an uproar or sedition. See Riot. Origin: OF. Rioter; cf. OD. Ravotten. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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