Ro·bus·tious a. Robust. [Obs. or Humorous]
In Scotland they had handled the bishops in a more robustious manner. --Milton.
-- Ro*bus*tious*ly, adv. -- Ro*bus*tious*ness, n.
adj : noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous
crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious
and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers";
"beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is
sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human
beings"; "an unruly class" [syn: boisterous, rambunctious,