Thursday, October 6, 2011

obstreperous

obstreperous [ uh’ b-STREP-er-uh’s ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 noisy or aggressively boisterous
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The teacher tried in vain to restrain the obstreperous children.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Let's start with Margaret O'Brien, an obstreperous child persona of the 1940s who is uncannily channeled by Abigail Breslin in "Definitely, Maybe."