In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Suddenly, Nicky began to laugh, a loud and raucous sound it was, almost making you feel ashamed to be next to him.
- The atmosphere gets high spirited - with heckling and raucous laughter.
- But the younger sister was an actress even then; loud, raucous and playing to the crowd.
- They ended their set by standing on their amps and jumped off them while playing one loud raucous power chord.
- She threw the keys back and forth, causing them to fill the air with raucous noise.
- It stopped dead in the middle of the road with a raucous screech of the brakes.
- Wash shoved through the doors and into a dim lighting and raucous noise of the saloon.
- This Opera comes with a heavy bassline, a raucous bellow that would drown the loudest baritone.
- Nothing startling, then, just a solid album for those who like their female vocalists neither too poppy nor raw and raucous.
- Yet as soon as the young are hatched out, the bird loses its beautiful voice and schools its young with a harsh, raucous call.
- The wildness of the charge sent shock waves through a non-violent, if raucous protest culture.
- However, we were met with a raucous noise purporting to be music, and fairground stalls.
- I am going to close my window to shut out the noise of raucous laughter coming from across the channel.
- It's a big, bad, wonderful city - loud, raucous, and nasty, but it's also kind and dear.
- James had a loud, raucous laugh and a terrific sense of humour.
- Before entering, however, he was drawn to a nearby building by the sound of loud, raucous voices.
- It was noisy, it was raucous, but at no time was there any trouble.
- Occasionally, I can hear a car drive past or the raucous squawk of a seagull in search of a discarded fish supper.
- It was a noisy, raucous place, but many a sailor was proud to say they were a part of it.
- He was unprepared for the loud cheers from a raucous crowd that greeted him when he exited the restroom.
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