rumbustious


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Synonyms for rumbustious

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noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

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Enchanted cleverly upholds and subverts fairytale conventions to hysterical effect, boasting great performances, rumbustious comic set pieces and just enough heartfelt sentiment to draw a happy grin.
Dialogue crackles with great one-liners and Hanks's eccentric lead performance (complete with oversized dentistry) is matched by Hall's rumbustious turn as the Southern Baptist church lady.
Westerly Round retains its rumbustious charms despite the revised casting.
McGrath conjures up the past with a colourful, bustling, rumbustious eye for vivid detail.
But by the time the rumbustious She's In The Attic kicked in, with anarchic fiddler Angus Grant winding things up nicely, they'd built up a full head of steam.
The Drovers had beaten Cardiff 40-0 in the Premiership back in November, but this Swalec Cup game was a rumbustious affair that was on a knife edge to the very end.
Witty, charming and rumbustious, this Coppelia is a delight from beginning to end - well, more from beginning to two-thirds distance, really, but in this case two out of three definitely ain't bad
RUMBUSTIOUS RMT rail union leader Bob Crow is courting the rival Transport Salaried Staffs' Association, and a marriage is in sight.
To bring these productions to a wider audience, four plays from the 2010 Kings and Rogues season were filmed live and now come to cinemas for one day only, beginning with Christopher Luscombe's acclaimed staging of rumbustious comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor.
The quirky characters they meet guarantee a rumbustious and rollicking adventure tinged with some sadness but overall a memorable, lifechanging time.
FILM Nanny McPhee & The Big Bang is a glorious, rumbustious romp that once again demonstrates Thompson's magical touch in front of and behind the camera.
This same Scarlets pack were in rumbustious form a fortnight ago - Ken Owens, Deacon Manu, and former Wallaby David Lyons in particular - against Ulster on home turf.
A less mainstream LP from the Idaho singer/songwriter, and a rumbustious approach with piano, horns, thumping drums and crazy strings.
Inspired by the popular Disney theme park attraction, this rumbustious period romp manages to stay afloat where other water-logged blockbusters have sunk without a trace (think Cutthroat Island and Waterworld).
THIS rumbustious 18th Century mystery is loosely based on real characters connected to craftsman Thomas Chippendale.