Roister

[ roi-ster ]

Part of Speech

verb

Definition

enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way

Origin + Etymology

Late 16th century

from obsolete roister ‘roisterer’, from French rustre ‘ruffian’, variant of ruste, from Latin rusticus ‘rustic’

Synonyms

  • bask
  • crow
  • delight
  • celebrate
  • frolic
  • gloat
  • rejoice
  • riot

Antonyms

  • wallow
  • mourn

Example

After getting their perfect scores, she and her friends roistered through the halls.

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