Part of Speech verb
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
Definition
enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way
Example
After getting their perfect scores, she and her friends roistered through the halls.
Usage Over Time

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