sounding unpleasantly loud:
He burst into raucous laughter.
impolite, noisy, and violent:
A group of raucous students spilled out of the bar.
The atmosphere became increasingly raucous.
—raucously adverbWORD FOCUS: loud
similar words: noisy, booming, raucous, rowdy
extremely loud: deafening, earsplitting, thunderous
➔ See also loud