Definition of Roist

1. v. i. See Roister.



Definition of Roist

1. to revel [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: revel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roist

roided out
roids
roil
roiled
roiled-up
roilier
roiliest
roiling
roils
roily
roin
roined
roining
roinish
roins
roist (current term)
roisted
roister
roistered
roisterer
roisterers
roistering
roisterly
roisterous
roisterously
roisters
roisting
roists
rojak
roji

Literary usage of Roist

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"Thou revelling didst roist it out, And mad'st of all an end. ... In peace at home, they swear, stare, foist, roist, fight, and jar. Hirr. Ma}., p. «3. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"To roist, p., was also used for to bully, or riot. Thou revelling didst roist it ont, And tmid'st of all an end. Kendall's Poems, С 1. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"Te roist, от roister, vn por- tar-se ou obrar com insolencia, fazer grande bullía ou estrondo! fazer terreiro de ..."

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