roistering

roistering
adjective or roystering
: characterized by or associated with noisy revelry

usual for hilarious youths to pull off the bride's garters … but this was no roistering wedding — Francis Hackett

good rich roistering ribald words — D.W.Maurer


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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